College of Nursing College of Nursing

Nursing Education

The MN Nursing Education track prepares students for roles as nurse educators. Students take the core MN course work and additional course work in education.

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Career Options

Graduates work as faculty in ADN or BSN higher education programs, or as nurse educators in a number of settings including acute care, public health, outpatient clinics, home health care, and more.


Graduates may qualify to take the National League for Nursing (NLN) Certified Nurse Educator Exam.

Post-Master’s Certificate Options

Students who complete this track may take additional course work and apply for a Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education. They must apply for the certificate separately through the graduate school and pay an additional $25.00. An MN Nursing Leadership track and a Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Leadership are also offered.

Admission Criteria

Students must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree and a current Washington State RN license. To learn about pre-application requirements, visit the MN Application & Admission page.

Contact Us

To learn more about graduate school options at WSU, visit the Graduate School page or contact:

Tami Kelley
Program Coordinator, Graduate Program