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MSN Nurse Educator

MSN Nurse Educator student at graduationThe nurse educator’s three roles are teacher, scholar, and collaborator. Nurse educators assume leadership in curriculum, instruction, and evaluation. The nurse educator is responsible for the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration. Educating the next generation of nurses also depends on the nurse educator’s ability to interact with many diverse constituencies such as students, peers, administrators, groups, and communities. They may practice in academic, staff development, or community settings. The nurse educator must choose a population focus for their studies. Options at TCU include adult gerontology or pediatrics.

Clinical Experience

One year of full-time experience or its equivalent as a registered nurse is preferred

*We currently accept students in the District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, and Virginia. 

Program Highlights

  • Admission requirements
  • Online format
  • Summer term admission
  • 34 hours total (29 hours didactic, two hours practicum, three hours teaching practicum)
  • Two year track and three year track available
  • Clinical practicum experiences with qualified preceptors take place close to home when possible

See the course catalog to learn more about our curriculum.