Western Carolina University

Online Programs

Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Educator



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Educator

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Western Carolina University MSN Nurse Educator program prepares nurses for the role of nurse educator with competencies in three educational areas: academic educator; staff educator; patient educator. Applicants will be selected for admission to the MSN Program on the basis of intellectual ability, ability to think independently, ability to communicate, self-reliance, motivation, performance, compatibility of professional goals with those of the program, and other qualities appropriate to graduate study in nursing. The MSN Nurse Educator Program requires 38-39 semester hours of coursework, depending on selection of thesis or project option. Application deadline for Fall term is April 15 and October 15 for the Spring term.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges; American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Distant Rural Area

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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