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With your Nurse Educator MSN degree, you'll have acquired an in-depth knowledge of nursing theory and practice. You'll also understand the design, delivery, assessment and evaluation of nurse education programs.

Like all of our nursing programs, this 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.

Graduates of this program are often RNs pursuing advanced positions such as nurse educators and clinical nurse leaders in higher education institutions, health care organizations and the military.

To learn more about this degree program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

*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

For a More In-Depth Study

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.

Degree Outcomes

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.

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Career Outcomes

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.

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.