Reinhardt University Cauble School of Nursing and Health Sciences Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program focuses on Nursing Education. The continuous 5-semester online program prepares graduates to work in the field of nursing education. Employment opportunities include colleges and universities, vocational technical schools, and hospital educational departments. Upon graduation students are eligible to sit for the CNE (Certified Nurse Educator), CNEn (Novice Nurse Educator), or CNEcl (Academic Clinical Nurse Educator) exams. The MSN curriculum also supports the foundational knowledge needed to pursue a terminal nursing degree.
To provide a master’s level education in nursing that builds upon the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
To prepare the graduate for the role of nurse educator in an academic or clinical setting.
To prepare professional nurses academically for pursuit of a terminal degree.
Program Learning Outcomes
• Patient-centered care: Improve client or student outcomes and enhancing nursing practice through the identification of and application of effective instructional strategies.
• Teamwork & Collaboration: Participates in interdisciplinary efforts to address healthcare education needs to promote culturally competent population healthcare in local, national, and international populations.
• Evidence-Based Practice (EBP): Uses evidence to support best practices in teaching. Focus on the relationship between nursing theory, research, and evidence-based practice.
• Quality Improvement: Integrates quality improvement strategies in the development, assessment, and evaluation of educational programs.
• Patient Safety: Incorporates Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) resources to promote patient safety.
• Informatics: Utilizes information technology to support educational practice and incorporates the use of informatics to improve quality healthcare and innovative teaching.