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About the M.S.N. Nurse Educator Area of Focus

Why Pursue an M.S.N. Nurse Educator Degree at Cedarville?

Cedarville’s Christian M.S.N. 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 M.S.N. 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 M.S.N. degree.

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Preparing Nurse Educators

Access a $1,000 Scholarship

Apply now and start your M.S.N. in January, May, or August, and you will be eligible for a $1,000 achievement scholarship! With a reputation for excellence, Cedarville’s M.S.N. program is also an excellent value, with one of the lowest costs for graduate nursing programs in the state of Ohio. Financial aid is also available.

What Sets Cedarville Apart?

  • Biblical Worldview

    All courses are built on the solid foundation of Scripture.
  • Advanced Practice

    Cedarville's M.S.N. will equip you with the training and skills you need to serve as an advanced practice nurse.
  • Online

    All M.S.N. courses are offered in an online format, with flexible part-time and full-time completion options.

Program Overview

M.S.N. Nurse Educator Program Highlights

Convenient — All M.S.N. courses are offered in an online format with part-time and full-time completion options.

Affordable — Cedarville’s M.S.N. FNP 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 M.S.N. 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 M.S.N. program. Use our interactive certification and licensure map to view each state's authorization status for M.S.N. specializations and links to its state board of nursing website.

What Can You Do With an M.S.N. Nurse Educator Degree?

M.S.N. 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.

Program Curriculum

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).

See curriculum guides for further description of M.S.N. part-time and  full-time completion options.

Diagram of the progression and increasing specificity of course studies in MSN as represented by a pyramid.

Sample courses:

  • 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.

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