Master of Science in Nursing Education
If you are a registered nurse with a bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) from a regionally accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or above and are looking for an opportunity to earn a graduate degree in nursing, Empire State College's Master of Science in Nursing Education is a good choice for you.
The M. S. in nursing education is a 36-credit, online program. The degree will prepare you to perform the nurse educator role in a clinical setting (such as a staff development department), or as faculty for institutions of higher education.
Courses are offered fall, spring and summer terms. See the nursing course information for course descriptions.
Suggested Enrollment Sequence
Term One - 6 credits
Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practices - NURS 6005 (3 credits)
Professional Role Development and Ethics - NURS 6010 (3 credits)
Term Two - 6 credits
Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice - NURS 6015 (3 credits)
Informatics and Health Care Technology - NURS 6025 (3 credits)
Term Three - 6 credits
Contemporary Issues in Health Care - NURS 6020 (3 credits)
Population Health, Human Diversity and Social Issues - NURS 6030 (3 credits)
Term Four - 6 credits
Curriculum and Program Development - NURS 6050 (3 credits)
Advanced Pathophysiology, Health Assessment, and Pharmacology - NURS 6080 (3 credits)
Term Five - 6 credits
Instructional Design and Teaching with Technology - NURS 6055 (3 credits)
Measurement Assessment and Evaluation of Learners and Programs - NURS 6060 (3 credits)
Term Six - 6 credits
Nursing Education Capstone - NURS 7005 (3 credits)
graduate-level elective (3 credits)
The RN to BSN, MS in Nursing Education, and MS in Nursing Administration programs at Empire State College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing®
The mission of STTI is to advance world health and celebrate nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership and service.
An accreditation review by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for SUNY Empire State College's nursing programs has been scheduled for March 1-3, 2021. As part of this review process, third-party comments are solicited.
All third-party comments submitted to CCNE must be written in English, consistent with CCNE's policy on Conduct of Business in English. The comments may be sent to:
Third-party comments must be received by CCNE no later than February 8, 2021.