Pursue the master’s in nursing education online program (MSN) at Regent University, Virginia Beach.

MSN – Nurse Educator

College of Healthcare Sciences

RANKED AMONG TOP NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES, U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT, 2020

$5,000 HEALTHCARE HERO SCHOLARSHIP

COMPLETE IN AS LITTLE AS TWO YEARS

ACCREDITED BY THE COMMISSION ON COLLEGIATE NURSING EDUCATION (CCNE)

Bring Healing Through Education. Pursue Your Nursing Education MSN Online.

Are you ready to take your nursing career to the next level? Regent's Master of Science in Nursing — Nurse Educator program prepares nurses who have already obtained RN licensure and a BSN for highly sought roles in clinical and academic education. You'll develop strong critical thinking and analytical skills, as well as expand your knowledge with advanced coursework in physiology, pathophysiology, comprehensive health assessment, nursing education, instruction and learning, and clinical practicum.

RECEIVE A $5000 HEALTHCARE HERO SCHOLARSHIP

To support our dedicated healthcare heroes serving amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Regent's School of Nursing is offering a $5,000 Healthcare Hero Scholarship™ to all licensed, registered nurses. Nurses who enroll in the RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing or MSN degree programs by March 15, 2021 and begin courses by Spring 2021, will receive this scholarship. Learn more.

SHARPEN YOUR SKILLS

Work with preceptors as a nurse educator while fulfilling required clinical hours and completing a scholarly research project suitable for publication.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field.

*The asterisks below indicate a clinical course.  Clinical components within the MSN program provide students with opportunities to build organizational systems thinking, assessment, and intervention skills.  Students focus on development of a personal specialty that strengthens patient care delivery skills and outcomes.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Accredited

The master's degree program in nursing at Regent University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Fully Online MSN

8-Week Course Sessions

36 Credit Hours

Online

SESSION START:

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 36 (15 core, 21 concentration)

APPROVED DEGREE PLAN: Click to download PDF

Take Your Career to the Next Level

On completing the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - Nurse Educator program, you will be able to:

  • Explore effective ways to educate nurses in the area of health promotion.
  • Design, develop, implement and evaluate nursing education focused curricula.
  • Sit for the National League of Nursing's (NLN) Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) exam.

Career Opportunities

  • Nursing Instructor
  • Clinical Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Administrator
  • Continuing Education Specialist
  • Patient Educator/Consultant

$81,350 Mean annual wage of Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary | Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018

Click any section below for additional information or access your course schedule.

2019-20 Semester Check-In Deadlines:

All new students are expected to check-in for the semester 2 weeks prior to the session start date. Students should apply, be accepted, enroll in their first courses, and confirm a plan to pay for their courses prior to this date.

Session

Semester Check-In

Session Start Date

Session A

Friday, August 9

Monday, August 26

Session M

Friday, September 13

Monday, September 23

Session B

Friday, October 18

Monday, October 28

Session C

Friday, January 3

Monday, January 13

Session T

Friday, January 31

Monday, February 10

Session D

Friday, March 6

Monday, March 16

Session E

Friday, May 1

Monday, May 11

Session F

Friday, June 12

Monday, June 22

Application Process – Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

 

Step 1: Application & Application Fee

  • Submit your application using the Regent University Online Application. Pay the $50 nonrefundable application fee by check or money order mailed to Regent University, Enrollment Support Services, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.
  • Fee Waiver: Attend an on-campus or online information session to learn how to streamline your application process, discover financial aid resources and waive your $50 application fee.
  • Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.

Step 2: Submit your Unofficial College Transcripts*

  • We are able to examine and view your unofficial transcript from a U.S.-based school, which indicates successful completion of a bachelor's degree program, in order to review you for an admissions decision. Please submit your unofficial transcript to our Admissions Office by email to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: MSN Master's Application Pieces.
  • Non-U.S. transcripts must be evaluated by an NACES-approved company. For further details, please review the International Admissions Checklist on the International Students Admissions page.
  • International Applicants: Please visit the International Students Admissions page for a more detailed explanation of the Regent University application information and to determine whether or not you qualify as an international student.
  • *Upon conditional acceptance to the program by review of unofficial transcripts, Regent University's Admissions Office will attempt to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution, which indicate successful completion of a nursing or non-nursing bachelor's degree program. We will notify you if your previous institution will not release transcripts directly to us.
  • The MSN requires a candidate to have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and a 3.0GPA in previously completed nursing courses.
  • Report no more than two previous documented failures in MSN courses.

Step 3: Complete Your Admissions Questionnaire

  • Please complete a brief admissions questionnaire based on your professional goals and interests. This should only take a few minutes to complete but please answer the questions completely and thoughtfully. This gives us a better opportunity to get to know you and align your objectives with our programs. Once completed, it will be sent directly to an admissions counselor who will be in touch with you right away to help complete the rest of your application.

Step 4: Submit Your Nursing License

  • In order to be admitted to the MSN program, you must submit an active unencumbered/unrestricted Registered Nurse license from your state of practice.

Step 5: Submit a Government-Issued ID

  • To ensure academic integrity, Regent University requires a copy of a government-issued ID. Please email a scanned copy or photograph of it to apply@regent.edu with the subject line: Government ID.

2019-20 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

$550


 

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students) $550

2020-21 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

$550


 

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students) $600

*Rates are subject to change at any time.

Learn more about scholarships and financial aid.