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Nursing Education, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Graduate level coursework combines advanced clinical knowledge and expertise in a chosen area of nursing with the nurse educator knowledge and competencies required to assume academic and professional development roles in schools of nursing, health care systems and the community .

Accreditation

Upon program completion graduates are eligible to take the National League for Nursing (NLN) Certified Nurse Educator credentialing examination, and, if eligible, the American Nurse Credentialing Certification (ANCC) Nursing Professional Development Board Certification examination.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Translational Research for Advanced Nursing Practice 
  • Leadership and Health Policy for Quality and Safety 
  • Financial and Economic Evidence in Healthcare

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    68

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Online application submitted via NursingCAS. View a video overview on completing NursingCAS application.
  • NursingCAS application service fee
  • Bachelor's in Nursing
  • Submit official transcript(s) from each post-secondary institution attended, even if no degree awarded, to NursingCAS. International transcripts must be evaluated by an accredited foreign credential service. For more information regarding international applicant requirements, click here.
  • Grade Point Average of "B" (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) or higher is required
  • Basic statistics course

Tuition Fee

  • National

    50 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for San Antonio

  • 972 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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