MSN Online

Nursing Education (Online)

12 months
1069 USD/credit 48105 USD/year
1069 USD/credit 48105 USD/year
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The Nursing Education (Online) program of Drexel University readies you for the role of nurse educator in either a professional development or academic setting. 


Key facts

The curriculum of the Nursing Education (Online) 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


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • 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 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
  • If your GPA is lower, you're still encouraged to apply, but should ensure that relevant professional experience is included on your resume. You must also provide two professional letters of recommendation from either previous or immediate supervisors or former faculty members who can attest to your clinical knowledge, skill, and potential aptitude for graduate study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    48105 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1069 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    48105 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1069 USD per credit 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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