RN to Master of Science in Nursing in Nurse Educator
Nurse educators play a pivotal role in strengthening the ever-important nursing workforce. With South University’s RN to Master of Science in Nursing with a Specialization in Nurse Educator degree program, you’ll develop and practice curriculum development strategies, teaching methods, and evaluation techniques for the classroom and clinical practice.Our RN to MSN offers a unique opportunity to registered nurses who do not currently have a BSN degree. With our intensive, streamlined course of study, you’ll be awarded both a BSN and MSN upon completion of the program. By combining nursing theory with advanced practice concepts, graduates of our RN-MSN are well-prepared to work within either a healthcare or education setting.
Including key attributes from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Master’s Essentials, the core curriculum will strengthen your skills in evidence-based practice, health promotion, disease prevention, healthcare policy, and more. In your practicum and online nurse educator courses, you’ll learn how to design, implement, evaluate, and revise academic and continuing education nursing programs.
Prepare for Your Career as a Nurse
South University offers you the flexibility and control to access your online courses anytime, day or night, so that you can pursue your Online RN to MSN in Nurse Educator whenever it’s most convenient for you. Our experienced, knowledgeable faculty* and staff also make sure that online never means out of touch, supporting you every step of the way as you work to achieve your goals.
RN to Master of Science in Nursing
Specialization in Nurse Educator: 34 Credits for Specialization, 225 Total Credits for Program
Admission RequirementsPlease see the South University academic catalog for program specific admissions requirements.
Upon completing your online nursing education in this RN to MSN program, you should have also built competencies in: .
- Instructional Method Design, so that you can create a variety of successful instructional methods to meet the needs of targeted learner populations.
- Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Evaluation Strategies, enabling you to develop plans of study in nursing education based on appropriate curricular principles, pedagogical principles and strategies, and learning assessment strategies.
- Clinical Expertise, equipping you to integrate clinical expertise with appropriate strategies of instruction when engaged in educational experiences.
Haven’t experienced online learning before or wondering what it’s like to earn your degree online at South University? While the mode of learning is different from the traditional classroom experience with added convenience and flexibility, we hold the same high standards of academic excellence in the online classroom.
South University’s online programs combine a curriculum designed for student outcomes and a classroom designed for flexibility and engagement. Our online classroom learning platform, Brightspace, provides you with a host of features to enhance your learning experience, including:
- Advanced media content
- Personalized navigation
- Simplified online learning atmosphere
- Access to digital books
- Emailing and instant messaging options
We provide more than just an online classroom, bringing a range of campus experiences and services online. In addition, the online classroom is accessible on the go via mobile devices and with tools like the Pulse App. Pulse helps you stay connected and on track with your course by providing a number of features such as course calendars, readings and assignments, feedback and grades, and announcements.
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