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Graduate School

Nursing Education MSN


Online Program

  • Major: Nursing Education
  • Degree: Master of Science in Nursing
  • School/College: Nursing

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Fall Application Deadline: June 1

Required Documents

  • Complete Application to the Graduate School
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 from Previous Undergraduate Degree (but all transcripts are reviewed regardless of the program)
  • 3 Letters of Reference (from Masters-prepared RNs)
  •  Personal Goal Statement (should reflect program outcomes)
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  •  Current Unencumbered RN Licensure in State of Residence

Applications Accepted for These Semesters...

  • Fall Semester

A Note from the Program

Thank you for your interest in the Nursing Education MSN program. This online program is available in states whose licensing boards approve distance learning. While the majority of students are from SC and surrounding states, the USC College of Nursing is not currently authorized to provide this program in all states. Please refer to our State Authorization website for a list of all available states.

The Nursing Education program (NE) prepares registered nurses who want to gain the skills necessary to become a skilled academic or clinical nurse educator. Graduates are eligible to sit for the National League of Nursing’s certification for nurse educator (CNE) examination.

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