The MSN in Nursing Education prepares Registered Nurses to teach and supervise nursing students and professional nurses in clinical settings. Coursework focuses on curriculum development and implementation, faculty and student roles, and the evaluation and supervision of nursing students. Graduates of this program may seek employment in schools of nursing at the associate and baccalaureate level, continuing education programs, and in organizational and leadership education programs in health care facilities. Graduates may also choose to pursue doctoral studies in Nursing Education. The program starts every Fall semester.
Students who complete the MSN in Nursing Education have completed the educational requirements required to apply for the National League for Nursing’s Certification for Nurse Educators.
Students applying to the program must hold a valid, active license as an RN in the United States, a baccalaureate degree in Nursing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, and have completed an undergraduate or graduate-level statistics course within five years of the application deadline.
- Apply to the College of Graduate Studies
- Submit official transcripts for all post-secondary education
- Submit a completed School of Nursing Graduate Nursing Application; the application deadline is March 1 for the Fall semester
All application materials must be submitted to
Office of Graduate Admissions
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214