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Nurse Educator

Holy Names University

12 months
1054 USD/credit 37944 USD/year
1054 USD/credit 37944 USD/year
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Are you a natural leader and an excellent communicator? The MSN Nurse Educator degree from Holy Names University, will prepare you to help shape the future of the nursing profession and practice. You will learn how to act as a mentor and adviser to nursing students and gain the skills to design and evaluate new nursing curriculum.


Where an Nurse Educator degree from Holy Names University can take you

  • The MSN Nurse Educator program will prepare you for a career in a variety of settings that offer nursing classes. You will find nurse educators working in both academic and health care settings.


Nurses completing this program will learn to:

  • Create and implement nursing curricula
  • Teach in an academic or professional setting
  • Develop evaluations and tests


The MSN degree programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Pharmacology/Pathology
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Theories Of Nursing
  • Teaching Strategies
  • Evaluation and Test Construction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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36 alternative credits

36 units



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A current unrestricted California RN license
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing with the completion of BSN
  • Education (CCNE). Students who have earned an ADN, rather than a BSN, will need to complete the ADN to MSN bridge courses. These students are not eligible for the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner option.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or better and a GPA of 3.0 in prior baccalaureate level nursing courses (if any)
  • Completed online graduate application
  • Official transcripts for ALL formal college/university coursework previously completed.
  • Written personal statement
  • Two recommendations from previous professors or current or previous work supervisors (letter or completed recommendation form). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1054 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    37944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1054 USD per credit during 12 months.

Cost per Unit

Living costs for Oakland

1690 - 3100 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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