Master of Science in Nursing – Nurse Educator


$538 Per Credit

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse Educator Emphasis blends the most current theoretical foundations of advanced nursing with evidence-based practice to prepare bachelor’s degree-holding nurses for advanced nursing roles. This 37-credit emphasis is offered as a full time (two year) or part-time (three year) plan of study.

Program Description

This graduate program is offered as a full time (two year) or part-time (three year) plan of study.

Curriculum includes:

  • Roles in Adv. Nursing and Interprofessional Collaboration
  • Quality Improvement & Safety
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Translational Scholarship
  • Pharmacotherapetuics for Advanced Nursing Roles
  • The Education Process in Nursing
  • Advanced Health Assessment for CNLs and NEs
  • Clinical Prevention and Population Health
  • Pathophysiology for Advanced Nursing Roles
  • Assessment and Evaluation Strategies in NE
  • Healthcare Systems Policy & Advocacy (3 cr)

Career Opportunities

The Master of Science in Nursing Program educates nurses for:

  • Advanced nursing roles in healthcare;
  • Collaborative roles in healthcare;
  • Serving diverse populations;
  • Inquiry into the theoretical bases of diverse disciplines; and
  • Pursuing doctoral education in nursing.

Graduates of the Master of Science in Nursing program will:

  • Function effectively in advanced nursing practice, integrating the art and science of nursing into the advanced role.
  • Serve as an effective leader, role model and advocate for clients in clinical practice and in education.
  • Generate advanced knowledge of the social, political, ethical, technical, cultural, spiritual, environmental and economic factors influencing the healthcare system and higher education.
  • Integrate knowledge of theory and research in advanced nursing areas.
  • Demonstrate accountability and responsibility in developing advanced nursing roles.
  • Scientifically investigate issues relevant to advanced nursing and nursing education.
  • Evaluate personal scholarship, professional growth and excellence in practice.


The following requirements must be met prior to consideration for admission into the Master of Science in Nursing program at UW Oshkosh:

  1. BSN from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing (NLNAC), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on College Nursing Education (CCNE)
  2. Current, unencumbered RN license.
  3. Minimum 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA Applicants with a GPA of 2.70 to 2.99 may be considered for admission under probationary status. GRE scores are required for such applicants.
  4. Three professional references with knowledge of applicant’s current professional and/or academic skills

*Registered nurse experience is helpful but not required.

Note: Due to the competitive nature of the admission process applicants should understand that meeting the minimum standards does not guarantee admission into the program. Applicants will be screened and the most qualified individuals will be invited for an interview.

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