In our nursing education master’s program, you’ll take the inside track to a future in an advanced nursing practice role as a nurse educator. You’ll receive a broad foundation through core nursing courses as well as clinical and teaching practicums that will equip you to emerge as a nurse educator in clinical and academic environments.
You’ll join a nationally recognized program led by expert faculty whose research and expertise are guiding the field of nursing education.
Students who hold an MSN and are interested in pursuing nursing education should consider a post-master's certificate. The School of Nursing offers a number of post-master's and post-doctoral certificates in different areas of study.
Applicants who meet all admission criteria except the 3.0 grade point average are eligible to complete two courses as a nonmatriculated student. The student should complete the application and contact the advisor to discuss course selection. If the applicant completes two nonmatriculated courses and attains a grade of B or better admission will be reconsidered.
The School of Nursing requires a passing score on the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS) Qualifying Examination. The CGFNS Qualifying Examination is a prerequisite for taking the Registered Nurse Licensing Examination in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
November 15—for matriculation in the spring semester.
April 1—for matriculation in summer sessions.
Leverage classroom and clinical experiences to prepare for your role as an advance nursing practitioner.
Our program makes you the priority. A flexible hybrid course delivery system offers in-person and online classes at both the Main Campus in Chester and Harrisburg Campus to ensure that you can still meet the demands of your career and personal life.
Thrive in a nursing community that is guided by expert faculty with close mentorship and one-on-one support. As you complete courses led by nursing leaders, you'll build a network that will follow you long after graduation.
Real-World & Clinical Experience
You’ll gain clinical experience tailored to your course of study with practicum experiences in higher education. On campus, you’ll have access to practice your skills in real-world scenarios in our state-of-the-art simulation and testing center.
Interdisciplinary Education & Research
Through collaboration with schools and departments across campus, you’ll enhance your understanding of the curriculum and how the science of nursing can be applied to other disciplines.