12 months
38288 USD/year
38288 USD/year
10630 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


The Nurse Educator program at University of North Carolina Wilmington offers nursing professionals the unique opportunity to influence the future of nursing through education.


The fully online MSN program, which can be completed in as few as 12 months, will prepare students with teaching and learning skills to prepare health care educators for future health care delivery systems. 

Key Features 

  • The Nurse Educator option from University of North Carolina Wilmington provides advanced theory and practicum experiences emphasizing both nursing education in institutions of higher education for students in a variety of health care education programs and for health care education for patients and families across the life span in a variety of health care contexts.
  •  Students are prepared to teach in either higher education or clinical settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Health Care Systems & Education Informatics and Technology 
  • Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning 
  • Principles of Research and Evidence-based Practices for Nursing Education 
  • Foundations and Evidence-Based Practices for Nursing Education Didactic Instruction 
  • Advanced Pathophysiology and Pharmacotherapeutics 
  • Foundations and Evidence-Based Practices for Nursing Education Clinical Instruction

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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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

  • A completed Graduate School application.
  • Official transcripts of all college work.
  • Official scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) if undergraduate GPA is less than 3.0. Standardized test scores more than five years old at the time of application will not be considered. Due to COVID -19, the program will accept two letters of recommendation in place of the GRE or MAT for applicants with a cumulative GPA of 2.70 - 2.99 from a regionally accredited institution. The letters (submitted through the online portal) should address the applicant's potential for success as a graduate and the applicant's potential in the Nurse Educator role.
  • Students who are taking or have taken graduate work elsewhere must be in good standing at that institution to be eligible to take graduate work at UNCW.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38288 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38288 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    38288 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38288 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10630 USD per year during 12 months.


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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