Grand Canyon University

Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Education (Online)

Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Nursing Education. This specialized degree program prepares advanced-professional nurses to address the ever changing and expanding educational needs of the nursing profession. The program is designed for those students in the Master of Science in Nursing program who are interested in pursuing or advancing in a position in nursing education. The program prepares students for a variety of roles in nursing education,either as clinical educators or academic educators in both traditional and nontraditional settings in nursing education. Graduates are prepared to assess educational needs,plan programs to meet those needs,and evaluate the outcomes of their programs. The curriculum includes an in-depth examination of nursing theory,roles and practice; research,ethics,policy and finance in the health care system; and pathophysiology,pharmacology and health assessment for nurse educators. In addition,curriculum design and technology for nursing education is explored. A capstone course provides an opportunity for students to develop an evidence-based project proposal that addresses a problem or issue in professional practice. Graduates of this program will possess the knowledge and skills needed to successfully teach nursing in a wide variety of settings. A post-master's certificate program is available to those nurses who already have a Master of Science in Nursing (M.S. or M.S.N.) degree.
- Earlier Graduation - Our 4 credit classes allow you to complete your nursing degree in less time.
- Degree Variety - GCU offers bachelors and masters degrees, as well as post-masters certificates. We offer high-demand programs such as RN to BSN, and MSN's with multiple emphases.
- Accredited - The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions offers programs accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)1 and approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.
- Learn From Leaders - At Grand Canyon University, classes are taught by industry leaders and subject matter experts

- 1 The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master's degree in nursing at Grand Canyon University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
- GCU's College of Nursing and Health Care Professions is also approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.
- ²Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Registered Nurses, on the Internet at

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