Nursing Education

Widener University

Master On Campus
24 months
972 USD/credit
972 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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In our Nursing Education master’s program at Widener University, you’ll take the inside track to a future in an advanced nursing practice role as a nurse educator. 


You’ll receive a broad foundation through core nursing courses as well as clinical and teaching practicums that will equip you to emerge as a nurse educator in clinical and academic environments.

We offer a master degree in Nursing Education at the Widener University. You’ll join a nationally recognized program led by expert faculty whose research and expertise are guiding the field of nursing education.

When you graduate, you’ll be prepared to take the Certified Nurse Educator examination offered by the National League for Nursing.

Real-World & Clinical Experience

  • You’ll gain clinical experience tailored to your course of study with practicum experiences in higher education. 
  • On campus, you’ll have access to practice your skills in real-world scenarios in our state-of-the-art simulation and testing center.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Introduction to Nursing Science
  • Teaching and Learning Strategies 
  • Nursing Leadership for Advanced Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




39 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Application fee of $35
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or equivalent from an accredited program
  • Minimum of 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) in a BSN program
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions of higher education
  • Completion of an undergraduate statistics/research course with a grade of C or better
  • Two recommendations, preferably from professional nurses with graduate degrees, regarding applicant’s practice and potential for graduate work in nursing
  • Valid U.S. license as a registered nurse. NP or CNS option requires PA State Board of Nursing licensure prior to start of clinicals or as appropriate.
  • Satisfactory scores (550 written and 213 computer-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all applicants from non-English speaking countries
  • Personal Statement
  • Current resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    972 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 972 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    972 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 972 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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