Nurse Educator MSN Online | Kent State University

Nurse Educator Online

The Nurse Educator concentration prepares students to work in academic and staff development settings. You will acquire advanced nursing knowledge, learn educational theories and principles, and explore the various roles of a nurse educator. You'll also gain hands-on practicum experience with national leaders in nursing education.

Employment opportunities are available to graduates in academic nursing, addressing the faculty shortage needs identified by the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

As a Nurse Educator student, we offer you:

  • A flexible curriculum with online courses and full- and part-time options
  • Fall and spring semester start dates
  • Academic quality at a reasonable educational cost
  • Educational experiences tailored to your experience and goals

The Nurse Educator master's degree is a minimum of 34 credit hours, and can be completed in as little as two (2) years, or if part time, in three-and-a-half to four years. (3.5 - 4).


All successful graduates of the Nurse Educator concentration possess educational requirements to apply for:

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Post-Master's Certificate

Kent State's College of Nursing offers post-master's nursing certificate programs for individuals who hold a Master's Degree in nursing. This is a 100% online certificate program for nurses who already hold a master's degree View information, requirements, and employment information for the Nurse Educator post-master's certificate