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    80% to 99% Online
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Nursing Education, MSN - IU Bloomington

Master of Science in Nursing

As a student in the IU Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in Nursing Education, you study to become a driving force in the improvement of patient care and nurse training. You learn to develop educational programs that engage your students, and you adopt practices to mentor nurse professionals in training.

This program prepares you to be a nurse educator in schools of nursing, from the local community college to the undergraduate level at a major university. This degree may prepare you for a career in workforce development and patient education at hospitals, medical centers, and other healthcare facilities.

Many online support services are available to assist you as you progress through the program.

Degree Requirements

To earn the MSN in Nursing Education, you must complete 42 credit hours, plus 225 clinical hours.


To be accepted to this program, you must have:
  1. 3.0 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale
  2. BSN from a CNEA, CCNE, or ACEN accredited program
  3. Current, unencumbered RN license issued by a U.S. state, the District of Columbia, or the 4 U.S. territories

NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states

To apply to this program:

Complete an online application that includes:

  • Transcripts 
  • Resume
  • Essay response questions
  • RN license
  • Three professional references
  • Supplemental questionnaire

If you are an international student, please contact 'Chelle Filippelli before applying. 


NURS-N 502Nursing Theory I3 Credits
NURS-N 504Leadership for Advanced Nursing Practice3 Credits
NURS-R 500Nursing Research Methods I3 Credits
NURS-R 505Measurement & Data Analysis3 Credits
NURS-T 604Curriculum in Nursing3 Credits
NURS-T 612Advanced Pharmacology3 Credits
NURS-T 618Evaluation in Nursing3 Credits
NURS-T 620Computer Technologies3 Credits
NURS-Y 515Advanced Pathophysiology3 Credits
*NURS-T 601 includes 75 clinical hours.
*NURS-T 680 includes 150 clinical hours.
*NURS-Y 625 includes a lab of 75 hours. This may require some of the hours to be completed on campus.

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Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $350.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1050.00

 Additional fees will apply.

Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $490.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1470.00
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