24 months
860 USD/credit 15910 USD/year
860 USD/credit 15910 USD/year
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With increasing numbers of nursing faculty retiring in the next few years, a growing need exists for nurse educators to help develop the next generation of skilled, compassionate nurses. Azusa Pacific University’s Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Education program offers comprehensive preparation for teaching nursing in academic and clinical settings.


Students study alongside experienced nurse educators and benefit from specialized coursework built on a strong foundation of ethics and compassion taught from a Christian worldview. Graduates of the master's in Nursing Education program at Azusa Pacific University will be prepared as transformational nurse educators ready to impact 21st-century health care and nursing education.

Key facts

  • Develop conceptual and analytic skills, and the competencies required to teach nursing in academic, vocational, and health care organizations.
  • Fulfill the educational and practical requirements to sit for the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) exam.
  • Learn from experienced faculty-practitioners who provide opportunities for students to put course material into practice.
  • Courses focus on topics including health care policy, nursing theory, advanced practice nursing, educational technology in nursing, and more from a nurse educator perspective

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioethics and Health Care Policy
  • Theoretical Thinking in Nursing
  • Research and Theory in Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Spiritual Concept Analysis in Health Care
  • Integrative Disease and Symptom Management
  • Supervised Practicum in Health Care

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The application deadline is approximately three weeks before the start of each semester.


37 SCH


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate application for admission
  • $45 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official transcripts 
  • Written statement
  • Copy of active and unencumbered nursing license in the state where the clinical practicum experience will take place
  • Current résumé
  • Two recommendations from professional references who have the ability to evaluate your performance (e.g. managers, supervisors, and academic faculty; not coworkers)
  • Demonstrate proficiency in English
  • Provide an affidavit of financial support (PDF) and a bank statement 
  • Submit a copy of a valid passport

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 860 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 860 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Pacific

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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