MSN – Nurse Educator

MSN – Nurse Educator

Our program prepares you to create quality curriculums, improve your instructional skills, and receive hands-on training to better prepare you for the classroom.

Program Mission

Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences graduate nursing program focuses on the discovery, scholarship, leadership and practices that meet societal needs for advanced nursing practice for diverse populations in diverse settings. The graduate nursing program provides a rigorous academic curriculum with rich and varied clinical opportunities. 

Program Goals

We strive to prepare advanced practice nurses as nurse leaders who will provide safe, competent care to diverse populations in primary and/or acute care settings. The program also trains nurse educators as nurse leaders who facilitate learning and can effectively teach students, develop curriculums, and evaluate progress.

Why Choose the Master's in Nursing Education?

  • $79,640 median salary* 
  • 19% job growth by 2020**

The nurse educator degree prepares you for a role in academic or staff development settings. Graduates of the Nurse Educator specialty are well prepared to assume faculty or clinical instructor positions in schools of nursing or staff development positions in health care institutions.

*Data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2017 report’s median national wage at a college or university.

**Based on the 2019 

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Advantages of Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences

A degree from Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences means you get a quality education from a proven leader with over 115 years of nursing education experience. Our program prepares you to create quality curriculums, improve your instructional skills, and receive hands-on training to better prepare you for the classroom 

Students choose Saint Luke’s College for:

  • Financial aid, work-study and scholarships available to those who qualify
  • Access to stellar academic resources and sites
  • Networking opportunities with one of the largest employers in the Kansas City area
  • Nursing faculty with industry, clinical and teaching experience
  • Part-time and full-time options available for working adult learners
  • Courses offered year-round
  • Accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

*The master’s degree program in nursing at Saint Luke’s College Health Sciences is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Student Outcomes

At the completion of the program, the graduate will be able to: 

  • Incorporate scientific and theoretical concepts from nursing and other relevant disciplines to improve nursing practice in a variety of settings
  • Exhibit organizational and system leadership skills to promote ethical, safe, and high-quality patient care
  • Contribute to improvement and safety in health care organizations using validated instruments, methods, and quality improvement measures
  • Incorporate research to guide clinical decisions, patient education, and professional practice
  • Use appropriate technology while engaging in care management, collaboration, education, and decision making
  • Advocate for consumers and interprofessional health team members through policy development and implementation
  • Collaborate effectively as an interprofessional team member or leader to facilitate care for individuals and populations in a diversity of settings

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Kansas City, MO 64111


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