MSN in Nursing Education

Start a career as an academic, staff, or patient educator. Enhance basic nursing knowledge and learn nursing pedagogy, curriculum development, testing, and measurement.

  • 38 credit hours taken over seven semesters beginning in the fall
  • The master's degree program in nursing at UNC Greensboro is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
  • Courses delivered fully online
  • Concludes with capstone course
  • Designed for part-time study
  • 210 clinical practicum hours included in coursework
  • Asynchronous (no set class times)
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Nationally Recognized Program

The UNCG School of Nursing is ranked No. 8 by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021 ranking of Best Online Master’s in Nursing Education Programs.


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