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Master of Science in Nursing


Nursing Education

Get ready to influence the next generation of nursing students with an online MSN in Nursing Education from Capella. This CCNE-accredited* program blends clinical training with innovative teaching methods, and positions you to pursue roles where you may be able to teach in hospital-based nursing schools and online nursing programs. This specialization is designed to help you fulfill the educational requirements for the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) credential offered by the National League for Nursing (NLN).

*The BSN, MSN, and DNP degree programs at Capella University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Professional relevance

This program is designed around NLN Competencies for Nursing Education, and integrates AACN standards.

Practicum experience

Our integrated capstone and practicum allows you to work with an organization to solve real-world challenges.

Employer partnerships

Capella has over 220 health care employer parternships, including leading hospital systems and insurance providers.

Classes start March 8

Use the code WINTER to waive the $50 application fee.

At a Glance

  • Online
  • FlexPath available
  • CCNE accredited
  • 7 Core courses
  • 5 Specialization courses
  • 1 Practicum course
  • 54 Total credits (12 max transfer)

With FlexPath, you can earn your MSN in 13 months for $13,500.*

*Based on fastest 25% of students. Your program length and cost will vary by transfer credits, the per-session cost, and how quickly you complete courses. Books, supplies, and other fees apply.