When you earn your online master’s in nursing education at D’Youville, you’ll be well on your way towards influencing the future of nursing education.
Designed for working nurses who wish to move into teaching roles, the program allows you to gain the credentials you need to successfully train the healthcare workers of tomorrow. Our online master’s in nursing education has a clinical focus and offers you the opportunity to directly tailor your course of study to meet your unique career interests. We offer three focus areas: pediatrics, women’s health, and adult general. Through an advanced and comprehensive curriculum, the program will help you master a number of skills crucial to healthcare leadership.
- Develop the skills needed to teach students to think critically and communicate accurately while helping them foster a desire for lifelong learning.
- Become an expert in developing educational programs for patients, groups, communities, industries, insurance providers, and government agencies.
- Learn to collaborate across healthcare disciplines and to work with information systems to assure your patients and their families have access to information and can understand it.
- Learn to apply your experiences and impart your healthcare knowledge to professionals working in hospitals, rehab facilities, and long-term care, outpatient, and home settings.
In addition to your classes, you’ll take two practicums: one in teaching and one in direct care. This requirement allows you to gain real-world experience in your place of employment while receiving cross-disciplined training.
The online master’s in education is offered 90% online. It can be completed in as little as two years.
The Patricia H. Garman School of Nursing received a 2019-2020 HRSA grant to address the shortage of nurse educators. These funds will be used for faculty loan repayment plans of up to 85% of the tuition cost for eligible students who complete the MS in Nursing Education program and commit to teach nursing for 4 years post-graduation. Interested applicants must be U.S. citizens and qualify for federal financial aid. Since funding is limited, once funds are committed no further applicants will be eligible for repayment. For more information, contact an enrollment counselor.
This role does not require a new NEW YORK STATE license. Students residing in New York State who complete the Online MS in Nursing Education with a Clinical Focus program meet the educational preparation to apply for the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) examination offered by the National League for Nursing (NLN).