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Earn Your Master’s in Nursing Education

Our MS degree in Nursing Education prepares tomorrow’s educators.

The MS in Nursing Education prepares nurse educators who are competent to function in a variety of educational and healthcare settings. You will acquire knowledge, skills and values related to teaching and learning, instructional design, assessment and measurement strategies, curriculum development implementation and evaluation in nursing education.

After completing the program, you will be able to assist in meeting the educational needs of the nursing profession and healthcare consumers; integrate scholarly processes in nursing education practice; develop, implement and evaluate innovative approaches to nursing education; and advance the professional role of the nurse educator. The capstone seminar and practicum is an opportunity to be guided by expert nurse educators and to apply knowledge as a nurse educator.

Graduates are eligible to take the newly offered National League for Nursing Certified Nurse Educator Examination.

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Pursuing a Master’s in Nursing Education at Adelphi University has been life-changing. Learning from exemplary and expert teachers in a supportive learning environment gives me a great opportunity to grow professionally as I develop my role as a nurse educator. I am excited and look forward to earning my degree so I can help impact the future of nursing.– Geri Caliendo '84, M.S. in Nursing Education Student

How do I apply?

To be considered for admission, students are encouraged to submit the graduate application.

In addition to a completed application for graduate admission and application fee, applicants must submit:

  • Current New York State RN license
  • Official transcripts showing a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and B or above in all science and nursing classes
  • Final transcript documenting a bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited four-year institution
  • Résumé
  • A 500-word, typed essay on your reasons for applying to the program
  • Two letters of recommendation, from master’s prepared nurses or above only, with credentials included.

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College of Nursing and Public Health
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