Capella University

MSN - Nurse Educator

Position yourself to meet the growing need for nurse educators with this MSN Nurse Educator specialization. The curriculum incorporates the Essentials of Master?s Education for Advanced Practice Nursing established by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, with a focus on nursing education. Taught by faculty members with both academic and professional nursing experience, the courses are designed to provide advanced knowledge of nursing theory and practice, as well as the design, delivery, assessment, and evaluation of nurse education programs. Courses are taught in a prescribed sequence that builds on your newly developed knowledge and skills. This specialization also offers convenient features such as electronic textbooks and auto-registration for your entire sequence of courses. People likely to be interested in this specialization include registered nurses pursuing advanced positions as nurse educators or clinical nurse leaders in higher education institutions, health care organizations, and the military.

Concentration: As part of this specialization, you can use your electives to earn a concentration in Health Policy and Management, Public Administration, Public Health, or Public Policy and Management for no additional time or money.


Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, (312) 263-0456.

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