Nurse Educator Track

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

MSN Nurse Educator Track

Impact the Future of Nursing and Nursing Education

Program Benefits

How does the practicum benefit you?

While in the program, you will have an opportunity to practice what you have learned while completing 144 hours of practicum experience under the guidance of faculty and an experienced nurse educator. 96 of those hours will be devoted to an educational practicum project which will consist of developing, planning, implementing and evaluating an actual teaching experience. 48 of 144 hours will be completed in a clinical setting with a focus on client outcomes in a clinical practice setting.

MSN Educator Track Courses 2021

Curriculum Development

In this course, the student will focus on the processes of curriculum development. Traditional and innovative program development applied to various educational environments are examined. Curriculum and instruction are analyzed within a theoretical framework.

Theoretical Foundations and Instructional Strategies for the Nurse Educator

In this course, the student will be introduced to the educator role in academic and healthcare settings. Educational models and instructional strategies within the theoretical foundations of education will be explored. Cultural humility and legal and ethical issues surrounding education will be explored.

Advanced Pathophysiology, Health Assessment and Pharmacology for Nurse Educators: Experiential Learning

In this course, the student will examine educational theory and methods within experiential learning environments including clinical, simulation and skills laboratory. Pathophysiology, pharmacology, and physical assessment concepts are applied within learning activities.

Assessment and Evaluation

In this course, the student will examine assessment and evaluation strategies that support learning outcomes in education. The student applies reliable and valid methods in the assessment and evaluation of learning outcomes.

Program Outcomes

What Roles Will I Be Prepared For?

The MSN Nurse Educator track curriculum is designed to prepare future nurse educators with the skills, strategies and concepts needed to educate future extraordinary nurses to provide evidence-based care for the changing population.

Live Your Life and Earn Your Degree at the Same Time

Flexible scheduling and our 100% online coursework can make it easy to fit classes into your life, instead of building your life around your class schedule.

Earn your degree in as few as 2
years by taking 1 course at a time

No mandatory login times

100% online coursework

24/7 access to the online platform,
online & Chamberlain services

How to Enroll

Requirements for Admission

You can apply here or let your admissions representative know you are ready to apply and he/she will help you get started.
Once you apply your representative can even request your official transcripts on your behalf.

Tuition & Expenses

What types of financial assistance are available?

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Chamberlain University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and post graduate APRN certificate program at Chamberlain University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, ( For the most updated accreditation information, visit

Chamberlain University confers online degrees from its Main Campus in Addison, IL.

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