Eastern's Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse Educator program prepares graduates to transform health and nursing education within a variety of settings including higher education, healthcare organizations and throughout the global nursing community. The nurse educator program provides registered nurses with opportunities for advancement in a wide variety of careers through training in the application of research, innovative teaching technologies, and individualized practicum experiences. 

Program Details

  • Location/Delivery: Online
  • Length: 2.5 years while maintaining employment (6 semesters - 37 credits); 2 seven-week courses per semester
  • Enrolling New Students: January start dates
  • Concentration Track: Nurse Educator
  • Cost: View our affordable tuition rates. Receive a 20% Alumni Discount if you earned a bachelor's or associate degree from EU!
  • Financial Aid: Discover our partner grants, military benefits, and federal financial aid options that may be available to you.
“Eastern has some of the most outstanding professors. They go above and beyond to aid their student's growth. Not only do they support students academically, but spiritually and emotionally. The faculty have shaped my nursing practice and me as a person in profound and beautiful ways.”

Eden M. Rotella RN, BSN, HNB-BC, Current MSN Student

NLN Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Exam

Graduates are prepared to take the NLN Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Exam.

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State Credentialing Requirements

Please check the State Authorizations page to determine if Eastern University’s program fulfills your state credentialing requirements. Students who seek similar credentialing in states other than Pennsylvania are advised to contact the appropriate credentialing agency within their home state to seek information and additional guidance about credentialing in your state of residence. Additional state or local requirements may exist for field placements or pratica in this state. Out-of-state student placements/practica cannot be guaranteed by the program or the College of Health and Sciences. Students are responsible for following all state and local requirements and regulations for their field placement/practica coursework.