Nursing Education

Drexel University

Master Online
12 months
1026 USD/credit
1026 USD/credit
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The Nursing Education program of Drexel University readies you for the role of nurse educator in either a professional development or academic setting. 


The curriculum of the  Nursing Education program of Drexel University incorporates core graduate level concepts (patient safety, ethics, advocacy, and research), advanced clinical concepts, and contemporary education content to prepare nurses for diverse roles in education. The program includes all nurse educator competencies and prepares graduates to successfully pass the Certified Nursing Educator Exam.


A master’s degree in nursing education is the typical entry-point to a teaching career in nursing. The MSN: Nursing Education degree program will prepare you for roles in both higher education and professional development. As a graduate of this program you will be prepared to teach in classrooms, clinical settings, online, and simulation labs, and to hold positions such as:

  • Nursing Faculty
  • Clinical Instructor
  • Simulation Educator
  • Hospital Nurse Educator
  • Professional Development Specialist
  • Certified Diabetes Educator
  • Public Health Educator
  • Community Health Education Coordinator
  • Professor, Researcher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Confronting Issues in Contemporary Health Care Environments
  • Advanced Ethical Decision Making in Health Care
  • Quality and Safety in Healthcare
  • Research Methods and Biostatistics
  • Evaluation and Translation of Health Research
  • The Role and Responsibility of the Nursing Professor

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits



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

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Your BSN must be from an institution accredited by the National League of Nursing (NLN) and/or the American Association Colleges of Nursing (AACN). The accrediting body for NLN is ACEN and the accrediting body for the American Association Colleges of Nursing is CCNE.
  • Nurses with a non-nursing bachelor's may consider applying for the RN-BSN-MSN program to earn both a BSN and MSN concurrently, or apply to the RN to MSN Bridge Program.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1026 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1026 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1026 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1026 USD per credit and a duration of 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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Nursing Education
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