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RN-to-MSN Nursing Education
Master of Science in Nursing

Get ready to influence the next generation of nursing students with an online MSN in Nursing Education from Capella. This CCNE-accredited* program blends clinical training with innovative teaching methods, and positions you to teach in hospital-based nursing schools and online nursing programs.

If you’re an RN with an associate degree, this online RN-to-MSN program can help streamline your path to a master’s degree. It is designed to help you fulfill the educational requirements for the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) credential offered by the National League for Nursing (NLN).

The BSN, MSN, and DNP degree programs at Capella University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Professional relevance

This program is designed around NLN Competencies for Nursing Education, and integrates AACN standards.

Practicum experience

Our integrated capstone and practicum allows you to work with an organization to solve real-world challenges.

Employer partnerships

Capella University partners with more than 400 health care employers, including leading hospital systems and insurance providers.

Classes start November 8

At a Glance

  • Online
  • FlexPath available
  • CCNE accredited
  • 3 Bridge courses
  • 7 Core courses
  • 5 Specialization courses
  • 1 Practicum course
  • 66 Total credits (12 max transfer)

With FlexPath, you can earn your MSN in 13 months for $13,500.*

*Based on fastest 25 percent of students. Your program length and cost will vary by transfer credits, the per-session cost, and how quickly you complete courses. Books, supplies, and other fees apply.