About the MSN Nurse Educator Area of Focus
Why Pursue an MSN Nurse Educator Degree at Cedarville?
Cedarville’s Christian MSN Nurse Educator online program will prepare you to gain further knowledge in the sciences, healthcare leadership and policy, evidence-based practice, and advanced clinical practice and to use nursing as a ministry for Jesus Christ. Our affordable, accredited, and online MSN Nurse Educator degree offers you advanced nursing knowledge and skills. The biblically integrated coursework will influence the care you provide.
An abbreviated version of this program is also offered as a Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education for nurses who already hold an MSN degree.Request Info Schedule an Appointment
Preparing Nurse Educators
$3,000 Scholarship Offer
A limited number of $3,000 scholarships are now available to new graduate nursing students with financial need. Apply now to see if you qualify!
Top 5 in Ohio
U.S. News & World Report listed Cedarville University’s online graduate nursing program in the top 100 programs nationally and top 5 in Ohio.
For more information related to our MSN degree programs, visit our Insights Blog where you can read interesting posts like Balancing Job, Family, and Grad School: 5 Principles for Christian Nurses.
What Sets Cedarville Apart?
Biblical WorldviewAll courses are built on the solid foundation of Scripture.
Advanced PracticeCedarville's M.S.N. will equip you with the training and skills you need to serve as an advanced practice nurse.
OnlineAll M.S.N. courses are offered in an online format, with flexible part-time and full-time completion options.
Christian MSN Nurse Educator Program Highlights
Convenient — All MSN courses are offered in an online format with part-time and full-time completion options.
Affordable — Cedarville’s MSN NE program has the lowest cost of all graduate nurse practitioner programs in the state of Ohio. Financial aid, including scholarships, is also available.
Outstanding Christian Faculty — You will be taught and mentored by faculty members who have both high academic credentials and clinical experience. They are passionate about helping you use nursing as a ministry.
Certification and Licensure — Graduates of the MSN Nurse Educator area of focus meet the educational requirements to sit for the Certification for Nurse Educators (CNE) exam through the National League for Nursing. If you reside outside of Ohio you should contact your state board of nursing regarding the rules and regulations pertaining to licensure/clinical supervision and additional guidance before beginning the MSN program. Use our interactive certification and licensure map to view each state's authorization status for MSN specializations and links to its state board of nursing website.
What Can You Do With an MSN Nurse Educator Degree?
MSN Nurse Educator graduates are equipped to teach in healthcare or educational settings as a nurse educator, staff educator, clinical faculty, and continuing education providers.
Stewarding Your Gifts With a Graduate Degree
Listen as Cedarville's president, Dr. Thomas White, discusses how our graduate programs can help you steward your God-given talents for His glory.
Opportunities to Learn Outside the Classroom
You will work collaboratively with other online students in discussion boards and group work.
You will complete 300 clinical/practicum hours (100 direct care/200 practicum):
- Applying content learned during the program in multiple educational settings including academic classrooms, healthcare facilities, and community settings
- Classroom, clinical, and simulation teaching with professional educator as preceptor
- Collaborating with nursing faculty in curriculum and courses
- Designing and practice teaching and learning strategies
- Developing in-depth knowledge and expertise in the delivery of advanced nursing care
Admission, Costs and Aid, Start Dates
Admission Requirements — The first step in your graduate school journey at Cedarville is to apply for admission.M.S.N. Admission Requirements
Costs and Financial Aid — Your decision to pursue quality, Christian graduate education represents a valuable investment in your career and professional development. To assure your degree is also affordable, Cedarville graduate programs are competitively priced and can be supplemented with a variety of financial aid.M.S.N. Nurse Educator Cost Information
Program Start Dates — You can enroll and begin classes in August, January, or May.
You will complete 12 graduate nursing core semester hours, 9 direct care core semester hours, 17 semester hours of Nurse Educator specialty courses, and 3 semester hours of a graduate-level Bible course (if this Bible requirement was not previously satisfied with an undergraduate Bible minor or approved alternative).
- Biblical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice
- Teaching and Learning Strategies for Nurse Educators
Program Format and Related Programs
Cedarville offers both graduate and undergraduate programs, with flexible completion options. You may also want to consider these related programs as you consider the degree or program that is a best fit for you.
From Our Director:
In an effort to stay ahead of the rapidly changing needs in health care, Cedarville University’s School of Nursing is offering the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) for its Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees.
When it comes to offering rigorous, high-end academic programs in health care disciplines, Cedarville University is rapidly establishing a reputation for being a leader.