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Educate the next generation of nurses with your online master's in nursing education degree

As a nurse educator, you could help teach the next generation of nurses and prepare them for real-world challenges. With the right online nurse educator program, you could enjoy a more rewarding, more fulfilling career.

This online degree program prepares registered nurses (RNs) to become nurse educators in a broad variety of settings, including higher education, vocational education, healthcare staff development, and patient education. As part of your program, you’ll learn practical skills and knowledge in current nursing trends and theory, as well as effective teaching methods and techniques.


An online Master's in Nursing Education could help you advance your nursing career in positions such as:

  • Nurse educator
  • Nursing instructor
  • Patient education specialist
  • Healthcare staff training and development specialist


During your online Master’s in Nursing Education program, you’ll learn vital topics and skills, such as:1

  • Teaching critical thinking and clinical decisions
  • Technologies for nursing education and practice
  • Outcomes assessment
  • Quality management
  • Advanced nursing theory
  • Research and evaluation methods
  • Instructional strategy
  • Advanced pharmacology

Program Outcomes and Goals

  • For nursing program outcomes, click here
  • For nursing goals, click here
  • For the Student Nursing Handbook, click here



The Master of Science degree in Nursing Education at Independence University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Still Have Questions?

If you have questions about IU's online Master of Science in Nursing Education, you can get all the answers in the program overview.

Why Choose Independence University?

IU's online degree programs can help you prepare for employment in some of today's most rewarding job fields. Our programs are career-focused, without elective courses that you don't want or need, so you can finish your degree fast.