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Online BSN-MSN/ED Program

Online MSN Nurse Educator Program Overview

The online Master’s of Science in Nursing Education program at Spring Arbor University is CCNE-accredited and for individuals who have their BSN.

Prepare the next generation of nurses to deliver high-quality and compassionate care. As a student in the online MSN Nursing Education program, you can:

  • Combine your passion for patient care and teaching to shape the future of healthcare delivery
  • Continue working full-time as you earn your degree with a program designed to be manageable
  • Learn to create lesson plans, develop your teaching skills, and oversee students’ clinical practices
  • Explore strategic planning steps such as needs-assessment, behavioral objectives, instructional design and delivery for non-traditional learners

As a leader in online MSN Nurse Educator programs, Spring Arbor is invested in all aspects of student development, offering a faith-based curriculum with enriching learning opportunities.

We also offer an RN to MSN-Ed degree program for registered nurses with an ADN or ASN.

NUR625 Educational Theory & Curriculum Design

This course utilizes learning theories to design a teaching/ learning project. Strategic planning steps such as needs assessment, behavioral objectives, instructional design, and delivery for non-traditional learners will be explored.

NUR635 Instructional Strategies

Students will delve into the selection and application of instructional strategies for traditional and online learning environments. A variety of approaches for learning experiences in higher education, professional/staff development, and community programs for individuals or groups will be used.

NUR660 Nurse Educator Internship

This course provides individually supervised field experience in clinical and academic settings that integrate concepts in nursing education with practical teaching situations. Students will also design an evidence-based project based on their practice setting.
Prerequisites: NUR 625 and NUR 635

Online MSN-Ed Program Curriculum

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Nurse Educator Careers & Outcomes

Clinical leaders with an MSN Ed degree oversee the integration of care for patients and medical teams. Nurse educator jobs are in demand as the healthcare field continues to grow. The industry is in need of qualified professionals, including those who can lead the next generation of nurses. 

Nurse educators with an MSN Ed degree can earn as much as *$94,820 depending on the additional experience in the field.


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The master's degree program in nursing at Spring Arbor University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.