• Course Delivery
    80% to 99% Online
  • Total Credits
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit

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 questionaire

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

Application Deadlines
Fall semester
July 20


  • NURS-N 502Nursing Theory I3 Credits
  • NURS-N 504Leadership for Advanced Nursing Practice 3 Credits
  • NURS-R 500Nursing Research Methods I 3 Credits
  • NURS-R 505Measurement & Data Analysis 3 Credits
  • NURS-T 601*Advancing Nursing Education 3 Credits

    *NURS-T 601 includes 75 clinical hours.

  • NURS-T 604Curriculum in Nursing3 Credits
  • NURS-T 612Advanced Pharmacology 3 Credits
  • NURS-T 618Evaluation in Nursing3 Credits
  • NURS-T 620Computer Technologies 3 Credits
  • NURS-T 680*Nursing Education Practicum2 Credits

    *NURS-T 680 includes 150 clinical hours.

  • NURS-Y 515Advanced Pathophysiology 3 Credits
  • NURS-Y 625*Advanced Physical Assessment3 Credits

    *NURS-Y 625 includes a lab of 75 hours. This may require some of the hours to be completed on campus.

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $607.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1821.00
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1600.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $4800.00

 Additional fees will apply.

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