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.
SUNY Empire State College's graduate nursing program is schedule for a CCNE accreditation review on April 1-3, 2020. Written third-party comments regarding the program must be written in English and should be received by CCNE by March 11, 2020 and directed to:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
655 K Street NW
Washington DC 20001