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School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Moon Campus
Scaife Hall

Jessie L. Kamerer, M.S.N.
Director, Online Nursing Programs (RN-BSN, RN-MSN, MSN) 
412-397-3542 phone 

MSN (Online)

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MSN in Nursing Education

If you already hold a baccalaureate degree in nursing, RMU offers a Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) with a concentration in nursing education to prepare you for a career as an educator in health care and academic settings.

The M.S.N. in Nursing Education will provide you with knowledge of the educational process and practical experiences that will prepare you to be an effective educator and leader. The curriculum combines strong interdisciplinary support courses in education and information science with focused nursing courses to develop expertise in teaching and presentation methods that incorporate the use of technology.

MSN in Nursing Education with Concentration in Simulation

The MSN degree prepares students to demonstrate mastery of advanced knowledge and skills for the specialized role of the nurse educator. The simulation concentration option prepares future nurse educators to be innovative and effective educators in the classroom, clinical and simulation learning settings. Learners participate in engaging and innovative learning activities such as simulation, online collaboration and networking with esteemed faculty and peers. Faculty members are available through online correspondence or during dedicated office hours to support learners’ needs. With small online class sizes and robust technology support, RMU Online is focused on helping learners succeed. Graduates of this program are able to:

  • Integrate learning technologies and best practices in nursing education to deliver education in the hospital academic or community settings
  • Critically evaluate knowledge and theories from nursing and other disciplines for their contribution to nursing practice education
  • Demonstrate organizational and systems leadership in inter-professional collaborative practice
  • Critically evaluate issues relative to nursing practice and healthcare
  • Use information technology to promote effective healthcare and nursing education

Learn more about simulation at RMU here

Admission Requirements for the MSN program:

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum nursing program GPA of 2.5 is preferred. If the GPA is below 2.5, the student may be given the option of participating in an interview for admission consideration

  • All post high school transcripts

  • Current resume or curriculum vitae

  • Current unencumbered license as a registered nurse

Applicants are to complete the online application.

Once the application is complete with above materials, the Department of Nursing will receive the information from the Admissions Office for review. The applicant will receive notification of the decision from the Admissions Office. 



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