Acquire an advanced knowledge of nursing theory and practice. Understand the design, delivery, assessment and evaluation of nurse education programs. This online program, 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. Successful graduates of this program are often registered nurses pursuing advanced positions as nurse educators or clinical nurse leaders in higher education institutions, health care organizations or the military.
With your Master in Nurse Educator, you'll learn to incorporate theories of nursing as well as adult learning, design, develop, evaluate, and revise nursing and health-related curricula, and adapt teaching strategies for a diverse population. You will also be able to evaluate the effectiveness of nursing education and assess achievement of learning outcomes.
Common jobs with an online Master in Nurse Educator include staff educator, claims investigator, nursing instructor, nursing faculty, director of nursing or chief nursing officer. Potential workplaces include: hospital, home health care agency, community or technical college, land-based or online college or university, or hospital-based school of nursing.