The MSN Nurse Educator specialization gives you the opportunity to develop the skills required to drive change in the ever evolving healthcare landscape. You will acquire an in-depth knowledge of nursing theory and practice, as well as learning more about the design, delivery, assessment and evaluation of nurse education programs. This flexible online program allows you to take a Capella class anywhere and at any time, making it ideal for the busy, working professional.
Like all of our nursing programs, the MSN Nurse Educator specialization is CCNE-accredited* and incorporates the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's (AACN) Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing. Your program also includes a hands-on Practice Immersion, allowing you to use the evidence-based methods you've learned to solve real healthcare challenges. Additionally, Capella is a proud partner with the American Nurses Association, giving ANA members many great benefits, including a 10% tuition discount on Capella degree programs.
*The MSN degree programs at Capella University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791 http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation.
- Save Time and Money: There are a multitude of saving options available including employer discounts and military benefits, as well as the flexibility to choose up to 3 courses per quarter. Calculate your costs and graduation date.
- Practice Immersion: In addition to you other coursework, the MSN Nurse Educator program includes a flexible practice immersion, allowing for the immediate applicability of knowledge gained in the classroom.
- Online Learning: At Capella, you will enjoy the flexibility of earning your MSN Nurse Educator degree on a schedule that fits your life. As everything is taught 100% online, you will have 24-hour access to your course room. Take a tour of the Capella University virtual course room.
- Professionally Aligned: Capella’s competency-based education focuses on outcomes desired by today’s employers. You will develop the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to make change in the lives of your patients.
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With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration — an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.
With your online MSN Nurse Educator specialization, you'll be prepared to incorporate theories of nursing as well as adult learning. You'll also be qualified to design, develop, evaluate, and revise nursing and health-related curricula as well as adapt teaching strategies for a diverse population. Graduates of this program can also evaluate the effectiveness of nursing education and assess achievement of learning outcomes. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.
View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com.
Common jobs with an online MSN Nurse Educator specialization include: staff educator, claims investigator, nursing instructor, nursing faculty, director of nursing or chief nursing officer. Potential workplaces include: hospital, home health care agency, community or technical college, land-based or online college or university, or hospital-based school of nursing. Learn more about potential career outcomes.
To learn more, call 1.866.933.5955, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.