Wilkes University

M.S. with Major in Nursing / Minor in Nursing Education


84 West South St.

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. with Major in Nursing / Minor in Nursing Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

Wilkes University’s online Nursing Education concentration, part of the Master of Science with Major in Nursing degree program, is designed to provide candidates with the advanced knowledge and techniques for responding to critical health care education issues as accomplished teachers and leaders. This M.S. online program requires 39 credit hours to complete. The Nursing Education concentration emphasizes academic theory and evidence-based research, effective teaching/learning strategies, curricular design and proven assessment measures. This program also includes two teaching/instructional experiences: a seminar plus 100 practice hours for each course. A concluding scholarly review course allows students to synthesize and review issues relevant to the Nursing Education concentration, and prepares graduates to take the national certification exam leading to Nurse Educator Board Certification. Our accelerated option means qualified students can earn their MS in less than 20 months!


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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