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Master of Science in Nursing-Nursing Education

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The Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Education is designed to prepare individuals for a nurse educator role including knowledge of curriculum design and development, teaching methodologies, educational needs assessment, and learner-centered theories and methods. Students gain an advanced understanding of the nursing discipline, nursing practice, and the added pedagogical skills. Contemporary educational approaches include developing pedagogies for teaching in traditional, hybrid, and online formats. The Master’s prepared nurse may teach patients and their families and/or student nurses, staff nurses, and variety of direct-care providers. The program is 36 credit hours including 320 applied clinical hours and is designed to be completed in two academic years.

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Please contact the graduate program secretary for program information on the Statesboro Campus or Armstrong Campus.

Chelsea Doyle
Graduate Program Secretary
Office: Armstrong Campus-Ashmore Hall 266
Phone: 912-344-2973


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master’s degree program in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice program and/or post-graduate APRN certificate program at Georgia Southern University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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Last updated: 7/29/2021