Online MSN Nursing Education Program

Online Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Education

If you want to combine your nursing expertise with a specialization in nursing education, Grantham University’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) – Nursing Education is ideal. Through the convenience of our 100% online program, you can get to work on advancing your career as a heath educator – when and where you choose.

The program focuses on current trends in:

  • Leadership and management
  • Human diversity and social issues
  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Research and global, evidence-based practice

Please note: All MSN students need to complete a Major Applied Research Paper (MARP) at the end of their specialization program for their final research seminar.

RN to MSN Bridge Option

For information on our RN to MSN Bridge Option, go here.

MSN Nursing Education Program Outcomes

  • Integrate nursing and related sciences into the delivery of advanced nursing care to diverse populations.
  • Utilize advanced health assessment and pathophysiology in making nursing diagnoses and decisions about educational and therapeutic interventions.
  • Design nursing care for a clinical or community-based population based on biophysical, psychosocial and organizational sciences.
  • Demonstrate professional and high level communication skills when involved in peer review, advocacy for patients and families, reporting of errors and professional writing.
  • Function in a leadership role when collaborating with team(s) to generate knowledge that supports evidence-based practice and improves healthcare outcomes.
  • Apply theory and researched-based knowledge from nursing and the sciences when defining and conceptualizing nursing curriculum.
  • Identify stakeholders who should be involved in curriculum development.

Learn how an online degree from Grantham could change your life and ignite your career success. Our online classes are a great fit for active duty military, veterans, military spouses, high school graduates, government employees, nurses, healthcare professionals, etc. Contact us at (888) 947-2684 to find out more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities and enrollment process.

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Course Highlights & Curriculum

Credit Hour Breakdown

MSN - Nursing Education 36
Total Credit Hours 36

Curriculum Highlights

Course Number Course Title
HSN501 Healthcare Systems
NUR545 Life Care Planning
NUR533 Curriculum Design & Learning Outcomes
HSN548 Information Security & Privacy in Healthcare Environments

Full curriculum

HSN501Healthcare Systems3
HSN521Modern Organizations Hlthcare3
NUR506Foundations of Adv Prctice Nur3
NUR513Diverse Popu and Healthcare3
NUR516Nur Research & Evid Based Prac3
NUR533Curr Design and Lear Outcomes3
NUR535Concepts of Distance Education3
NUR538Asses & Teac to Dive Lear Styl3
NUR539Organ Dyn of Higher Edu3
NUR552Leg& Ethi Iss of Adv.Pract Nur3
NUR603Nursing Ed Research Seminar3
NUR604Nursing Education Practicum3
Program and core:36
Electives (0):0

Additional online degree details

Degree level:Masters
Delivery method:Online
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Career Information

Employment of health educators is expected to grow by 37 percent from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations. Growth will be driven by efforts to reduce healthcare costs by teaching people about healthy habits and behaviors. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-2013)

10-year Job Growth

  • 86,600
  • 63,400
  • 2010
  • 2020
Total number of new jobs and replacement jobs
Year total jobs is an estimate

Average Salaries

  • The top 10% earn$81,430
  • The median earn$45,830
  • The lower 10% earn$26,730
* Total compensation includes bonus. Salaries listed are dependent on prior experiences as well as the number of years of seniority.
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