7-1-7 Model 

Take one course at a time, with a break between

Dedicated Support

A student success coach will be with you every step of your journey


Prepare for Board Certification

Graduate ready for the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE®) exam

Online RN (ADN/ASN) to MSN/Education Bridge Program

RN to MSN Nurse Educator Online Program Overview

Spring Arbor’s RN Nurse Educator program is CCNE-accredited, and for those who do not yet hold their BSN.

As a student in the RN Education program, you can:

  • Make a difference in the lives of patients and nurses through the art of teaching
  • Work full-time while you earn your RN degree through a flexible online nursing education program format, saving time as you earn your BSN, then MSN Ed
  • Enjoy a week off in between classes with our 7-1-7 model (7 week courses, 1 week break)
  • Create effective lesson plans, advance your teaching skills, and learn how to oversee clinical practices
  • Understand how to strategically plan steps for needs-assessment, behavioral objectives, instructional design and delivery for non-traditional learners
  • Learn ways to advocate for vulnerable populations by partnering with with the media and how to develop grants to improve the quality of care
  • Be supported by a Student Success Coach during the program to help you achieve work-school-life balance
  • Enjoy the benefits of a close community - connect with students from different backgrounds and engage with caring faculty
  • Graduate ready to take the NLN-certification exam (CNE)
  • Grow personally, spiritually, and professionally from a faith-based education

As one of the leading Nurse Educator programs, Spring Arbor offers students practical skill-development from a Christian perspective, allowing you to serve and shape the future of healthcare.

For more information about how to advance your RN education, get your program guide.

We also offer a BSN to MSN-Ed degree program for registered nurses with a BSN degree.


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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.

Online MSN-Ed Program Curriculum

Featured courses:

  • NUR 625 Educational Theory & Curriculum Design
  • NUR 635 Instructional Strategies
  • NUR660 Nurse Educator Internship


Nurse Educator Careers & Outcomes

Nurse educators teach the next generation of nurses and are significant in the delivery of patient care. The healthcare field is growing and in need of qualified educators. With an MSN Ed degree, nurse educators can earn as much as $94,720* depending on experience. 

Contact us today to discuss Spring Arbor’s online RN Nurse Educator degree.



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