MSN Nurse Educator Overview

MSN Program Info

  • This online MSN program is a CCNE-accredited program that can be completed online in less than 24 months.
  • The program is designed for busy Registered Nurses (RNs) who have a passion for the nursing profession as well as for learning, teaching and working with students.
  • The curriculum provides the skills and knowledge needed to work as a nurse educator in many different settings. 
  • Students gain teaching experience through practicum and projects.
  • Courses are five weeks long, with one week off before the start of the next course.
  • Students can access courses at any time of the day and from anywhere with Internet access.

Other MSN Program Info

Nurse Educator Salary & Job Outlook

Nursing salaries for nurse educators vary widely across the U.S. and are based upon geography, type of institution, degree level and experience. O*Net indicates the U.S. median salary in 2012 for Health Specialties, Teachers, Post-secondary was $64,850 per year, with an average projected job growth until 2020 of 10% to 19%.

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