12 months
16894 USD/year
16894 USD/year
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Use your passion and experience as a nurse to teach and mentor aspiring RNs, preparing them to make a powerful, lasting impact on patient care. The online Nurse Educator degree from Purdue University Northwest helps you gain the skills, knowledge and credentials to pursue a rewarding career leading and influencing the next generation of nurses.


The interactive, engaging online courses of the Nurse Educator degree from Purdue University Northwest are designed to fulfill the Quality Matters™ (QM) evidence-based practices in online course delivery and quality. The QM designation ensures that our courses have been evaluated by a team of experts, meet rigorous standards for online instruction and support student learning and success.

Program Outcomes

  • Operationalize role competencies appropriate to nursing education.
  • Provide leadership to influence delivery of health care to diverse populations in increasingly complex environments.
  • Synthesize advanced nursing knowledge, patient preferences, and best available evidence to make decisions for practice.
  • Evolve a professional philosophy that reflects the humanistic values of nursing and a commitment to the discipline.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research and Evidence Based Nursing Practice
  • Sociocultural Influences on Health
  • Foundations of Advanced Practice in Nursing
  • Theoretical and Ethical Reasoning in Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Healthcare Organization, Policy, and Economics
  • Informatics in Nursing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


35 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 from an accredited baccalaureate program in nursing (conditional admittance may be available under 3.0 GPA but higher than a 2.5 GPA with holistic review)
  • Current U.S. RN (registered nurse) licensure
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must submit TOEFL, International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or Pearson Test of English (PTE) scores

Tuition Fee

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    16894 USD/year
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