Nursing Education (MSN)

This program is being taught out and is no longer open to new students.

Advance Your Education

The Nursing Education Specialization offered online through University of Arkansas Grantham, coupled with your industry experience and expertise, will give you the skills and credential you need to pursue educational opportunities in nursing and healthcare. This online MSN program covers new and emerging trends in the field of nursing, behavior in the healthcare environment and educational methods to help promote success in those you teach — in and out of the classroom. Plus, your degree program focuses on leadership in the healthcare environment as well as diversity in practice settings. Bottom line, you’ll gain the skills you need to design curriculum, teach effectively and evaluate the learning process.

Expect More from UA Grantham

More affordability: UA Grantham has one of the lowest tuition rates in the U.S.1 and we provide a new laptop to all new and returning degree-seeking students—at no additional cost.

More start dates: Courses begin frequently, so it's easy to get started whenever you're ready.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the MSN program requires the following:

    • An earned Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from a state approved nursing program with a CGPA of 2.0 or higher
    • Unencumbered and current RN License as indicated by Date of Issue*
    • Nurses educated outside the United States, who are eligible to practice as an RN in the United States, must have an earned bachelor’s degree in nursing that equates to a U.S. bachelor’s degree**

*If a student holds a current encumbered nursing license, the restriction will be reviewed by the College of Nursing Review Team. The decision of the Review Team will be communicated to the prospective student immediately upon the decision and will stand without appeal.

**Practicing Nurses who are seeking admission to the nursing program and who hold a valid, unencumbered license in the United States but whose nursing transcript or transcript evaluation document does not show bachelor’s degree equivalency must have their documentation reviewed by nursing administration for validation of equivalency and admission into appropriate nursing program.

Please note: Certain states, such as Kansas, require Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools certification as part of the vetting process to earn a valid and current RN license. Please check with your state to determine requirements.

No transfer credit is accepted for the Master’s in Nursing program. All courses must be taken at University of Arkansas Grantham.

Program Outcomes

    • Design curricula based on program outcomes, sound educational theory, and contemporary health care practices.
    • Integrate strategies that address the unique learning needs of diverse students and assist in the socialization into the role of the nurse.
    • Create assessment and evaluation strategies which are appropriate to the learner and support the teaching-learning process.
    • Analyze educational experiences based on sound educational theory and evidence-based teaching practice that facilitates learning in all domains: cognitive, affective and psychomotor.
    • Incorporate knowledge of the social, economic and political arenas as well as the institutional culture and climate, which would facilitate practice in the educational environment.

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