B.S. in Nursing to M.S. in Nursing

American College of Education

M.Sc. Online
15 months
11930 USD/year
11930 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Earning your Master’s in Nursing means you’re ready to become a leader in the healthcare field. The  B.S. in Nursing to M.S. in Nursing program from American College of Education is built around you. 


If you’re a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, this is the next step on the path to be a nurse educator or nurse manager. 

With the B.S. in Nursing to M.S. in Nursing program from American College of Education, students gain greater knowledge and expertise, potential for career advancement or extension through a different role, and more variety in career options.


The online format allows you to plan your coursework around your busy schedule and home life. Courses are typically five weeks long with a week off in between, so you have regular breaks built in.

Expanded Knowledge

The program consists of coursework that aligns to nursing professional standards while including simulations and interactive technology. 

You’ll also work closely with faculty and a qualified preceptor in your local area to complete a unique practice experience that allows you to meet your individual learning goals and program outcomes. You can choose from two Focus of Study options: nursing education and nursing administration.

Built-in Support

High tech doesn’t mean hands off. The nursing students have support at every step of their journey. A designated Student Success Coach is with you from enrollment to graduation. 

ACA also offer small course sizes to engage with peers and faculty members and involved faculty who personalize their courses, share their expertise and collaborate with students in real time using online tools that create an engaging learning environment. 

Outside the classroom, you’ll experience a strong community of students and faculty, with opportunities to share experiences, collaborate and participate in meaningful ways.


CCNE Accredited

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Nursing Research and Practice
  • Nursing Leadership: Organizational Systems
  • Quality Improvement and Safety
  • Patient-Centered Care

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 15 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




31 alternative credits


  • Self-paced

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

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete and submit all application components including the admission application, including the enrollment agreement, and payment agreement.
  • Submit the nonrefundable application fee.
  • Provide official transcripts from an institution that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education indicating successful completion of the level of education required for entry to the program.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing ​​
  • Applicants for the above program must provide documentation of active unencumbered RN license
  • ​Additional evidence may be required to fulfill state requirements
  • Proof of current employment as a RN or access to a practice environment 
  • Acknowledgement of the requirement to have a clinical/practicum setting to complete the program.
  • Transcripts that are international and/or not in English must be evaluated through an NACES-recommended agency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11930 USD per year and a duration of 15 months.
  • National

    11930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11930 USD per year and a duration of 15 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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B.S. in Nursing to M.S. in Nursing
American College of Education


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