Application fee is $50.
Nursing is both an art and a science. So is teaching. Both disciplines require passion and compassion, but also careful research and best practices. In today’s increasingly complex health care environment, there is a growing need for experienced nurses who are trained to teach the next generation of health care professionals in an academic or clinical setting.
The Nursing Education program from the University of Rochester School of Nursing is a multidisciplinary master’s program designed for experienced working nurses who want to transition to a teaching role, either as a nurse educator or in patient safety and education. By earning your Master of Science degree in nursing education, you can change your career path without changing careers, which will broaden your opportunities for advancement and allow for a more regular work schedule.
Learn the proven methods and technologies of effective teaching through a series of hybrid courses (a blend of online and in-person) and then drive those lessons home through real-world interactions and observations. The Nursing Education program follows a cognitive apprenticeship model, in which students learn by observing, practicing, reflecting, and participating within a community of nurse educators.
Start your online application today. The Nursing Education program is designed for experienced nurses with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. The full list of admission requirements includes:
Students may complete this part-time, 35-credit program in as little as five semesters.
With a Master’s of Nursing Education degree from the UR School of Nursing, you’ll be prepared take on teaching roles in a variety of academic and clinical settings: