Master of Science in Nursing Clinical Nurse Educator

A nurse educator using a model to teach students.

Why Choose Our Program?

Are you ready to take your nursing career to the next level? Our MSN Clinical Nurse Educator program is designed to provide a convenient way for working registered nurses to earn their graduate degrees. Graduates will be prepared to provide highly qualified direct patient services and discipline-specific educational concepts to nursing practice. Those who participate will experience a focused curriculum aligned with the National League for Nursing’s (NLN) Nurse Educator Certification Program.

Our program:

  • The Clinical Nurse Educator Master's degree program in Nursing at Jacksonville University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Is offered on part-time and full-time tracks so you can learn at your own pace
  • Incorporates project-based clinical opportunities so you can continue working
  • Paves the way for graduates to become board certified in Nursing Professional Development

If you already have a Master of Science in Nursing, you may be interested in the Clinical Nurse Educator post-graduate certificate.

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Scholarships available

Spring-term scholarships are now available for incoming MSN Palm Coast students. Please submit the following to be considered:

  • Completed application for Palm Coast cohort (scholarship application will be unlocked after JU application submission)
  • GPA of 3.0+
  • A 1000 word response to the essay prompt, "Describe the role of the nurse in the current healthcare environment."

You must submit your scholarship application by November 1, 2021 to be considered.

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Earn an MSN Your Way

JU's Clinical Nurse Educator program prepares you to take the next step in your career whether that be a promotion or graduate school. The Nurse Educator program was designed for you to complete your way:

  • Small classes provide you with individual attention
  • Courses offered in-person, online, or in a hybrid format (in-person and online)
  • Courses offered in 8-week flexible course formats that allow you to take terms off when you need it
  • Work with an academic advisor throughout the program who will assist you with individualizing your program progression in a way that works for your schedule.
18 MonthsFinish the program in as little as 18 months
$83,100Average salary for Clinical Nurse Educators
CCNE AccreditedOur MSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
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About Our Program

When you graduate from this program, you will have a Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Leadership in the Healthcare System. This concentration prepares students to continue study at the Doctoral level if they choose.

JU is working closely with SACSCOC, our accrediting body, to complete the standard accreditation process for our Palm Coast location. We anticipate approval in 2021.

Curriculum

MSN Core

  • NUR 510: Nursing Theory & Research I
  • NUR 512: Organization, Delivery, and Policy in Healthcare
  • NUR 514: Nursing Leadership and Advanced Roles
  • NUR 516: Information Systems & Technology for Improved Healthcare
  • NUR 520: Nursing Research & Theory II
  • NUR 551: Advanced Role Practicum

Specialization Courses

  • NUR 508: Advanced Pathophysiology
  • NUR 521: Pharmacology & Physical Assessment for the Clinical Nurse Educator
  • NUR 522: Academic Nurse Education
  • NUR 523: Clinical Nurse Education

AdmissionsHow to Apply

  • Completed JU Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended with All Nursing Coursework & Nursing Degrees
    • A minimum 3.0 undergraduate nursing GPA on a 4.0 scale is required
    • Graduation from a CCNE, NLN or ACEN accredited BSN program
  • Active U.S. Nursing License
  • The following may be requested of students with a GPA of 3.0 or below
    • GRE/GMAT scores
    • Statement of Intent
    • Letters of Recommendation

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Contact Information Keigwin School of Nursing

Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences

Phone: (904) 256-7000
Email: graduateadmissions@ju.edu

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