MSN – Diabetes Nursing (CCNE-accredited)Capella University

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MSN – Diabetes Nursing (CCNE-accredited)

Develop the advanced skills and knowledge to lead, consult, and educate in diabetes treatment and prevention. Capella University offers the only diabetes-focused MSN program available online. This Master program in Diabetes Nursing, part of Capella's CCNE-accredited MSN program, is modeled on the Essentials of Master's Education for Advanced Practice Nursing established by the American Association of Colleges.

Specialization outcomes and course competencies in Capella's Diabetes Nursing specialization are aligned with the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Competencies for Diabetes Educators in order to prepare students according to the highest standards and best practices for Diabetes Educators.

With your Master in Diabetes Nursing from Capella, you'll have the ability to perform patient assessment and diagnosis, as well as identify desired outcomes based on evidence and patient input. You'll also learn to formulate, implement, and evaluate a plan of care consistent with the evidence, diagnosis, and desired outcomes.

Common jobs with an online Master in Diabetes Nursing include diabetes nurse specialist, nursing faculty, nurse manager, diabetes nurse educator, diabetes nurse clinician, head nurse or wellness program director. Potential workplaces include: hospital, clinic, medical center, community health agency, community or technical college, pharmaceutical company, land-based or online university or hospital-based school of nursing.

RN license verification required.   This program is not designed to prepare graduates for entry-level or advanced practice licensure as a nurse.

The BSN, MSN, and DNP degree programs at Capella University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, (202)887-6791. http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation.

Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credential or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner's responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the School’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University for more information.

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AccreditationCapella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
RequirementsMust have an unrestricted RN license for any nursing program. Master's students must have a bachelor's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
Education LevelMaster
LanguageEnglish
Cost Per CreditTuition varies by school and degree program. To receive detailed information on Capella's tuition rates, request a free University Guide.