MSN Nurse Educator Online
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Jan 13, 2020

Advance Your Nursing Career with Our Master’s in Nursing Education

Liberty University’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) — Nurse Educator program will prepare you for a cutting-edge career that combines a passion for nursing and teaching. Through this nurse educator program, you will design nursing curricula, create innovative teaching strategies, evaluate learning outcomes, and learn how to construct teaching and learning environments based on educational theory and evidenced-based practice. 

Why Choose Liberty’s MSN in Nursing Education Program?

Our master’s in nursing education is an industry leader in MSN online degree programs, taught by nursing professionals with real-world experience and ranked by in their 2018 list of Top Online Colleges for Value and Affordability. Graduates of Liberty University’s Nurse Educator program are equipped for careers in schools of nursing or other environments such as community education centers, or hospital-based departments of education.

Accreditation and Awards

The MSN nursing education degree is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and is approved by the Virginia State Council of Higher Education.

CCNE Accredited


1-Year MSN Accelerated Track

Liberty’s School of Nursing offers an accelerated schedule that helps you reach your goal of earning your MSN online faster than ever. Call us today to find out how in 12 months, you will be able to earn your Master of Science in Nursing — Nurse Educator degree online.

What Will You Learn in our MSN Nursing Education Degree Program?

Liberty University’s MSN online degree program is based on the curriculum guidelines set forth by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Graduates will integrate research and scholarship into advanced nursing practice, utilize innovative healthcare technologies in a variety of practice settings, demonstrate leadership in professional and educational settings, and promote culturally competent population healthcare and clinical prevention in a variety of settings.

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Program Highlights

  • By earning your online nurse educator degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 4 straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • Students can complete this master’s in nursing online degree program in as little as two years.

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MSN Degree Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times

Potential Career Options

  • Undergraduate university nurse professor
  • Staff/patient educator
  • Professional workforce development
  • Curriculum coordinator

MSN Degree CCNE Accreditation

The master’s degree program in nursing at Liberty University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

CCNE Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees.

For questions about the accreditation of Liberty University, please contact:

Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Ln.
Decatur, GA 30033-4097
(404) 679-4500

Inquiries about the institution itself, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Liberty University.

Admission Requirements for the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Minimum of 1 year of nursing practice as a registered nurse
  • Recommender Contact Information
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Statement of essential attributes
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a transcript request form**
  • Proof of English proficiency

Nurses educated outside of the United States must submit additional documentation to be considered for admission. Please see the MSN admissions page for additional information.

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.