Nurse Educator, MSN (37 hours)
The MSN Nurse Educator degree is designed for academic or clinical education. RNs will not develop an expertise in a clinical specialty through specialty course work however they are expected to advance their knowledge in their preferred specialty through the educator courses.
The Nurse Educator degree is offered completely online and courses meet the curricular requirements for students to sit for the National League of Nursing Certified Nurse Educator Certification Examination firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Priority deadline to receive complete applications:
|Fall||Spring||Summer I||Summer II|
|May 15||November 15||May 15||Not Offered|
Final deadline for receipt of complete applications:
|Fall||Spring||Summer I||Summer II|
|August 13||January 7||May 27||Not Offered|
*Complete application should be received for full admissions and funding consideration
|Complete Application for Admission:||
Please Note: Applicants who wish to apply for a different program will be required to submit a new application. The application processing fee is required for each application submitted.
(Fall 2020 applications will open in October)
Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 applicants need to complete all of the following 6 REQUIREMENTS:
REQUIREMENT #1: Submit an Application at- Apply Texas
Once you have submitted via Apply Texas you will receive a Student ID (A#) from TAMUCC In 3-5 business days. You will need this A# throughout the application process.
REQUIREMENT #2: Submit a Resume- Please email to email@example.com with your student ID (A#) and the program you are applying for in the subject line.
This resume should not simply be a list of the places where you have worked but should include an outline of your professional and scholarly activities. It may be more than one page. You should present your information starting with most recent activities and ending with your earlier experiences. You can include activities you completed as a student if you graduated from your undergraduate program less than two years ago. Include in your resume
REQUIREMENT #3: Submit an Essay- Please email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your student ID (A#) and the program you are applying for in the subject line.
Write an essay/personal statement that describes your goals related to graduate education in nursing. In the essay, please be specific about how a Masters of Science in Nursing (in your specific track of interest) will add to your current foundation of knowledge and enable you to further your career goals. You should also describe the position you anticipate seeking upon completion of the MSN degree and how this education will prepare you to work in the new role or support your current role. Applicants are encouraged to review the Texas Board of Nursing for reference. Finally, explain how your current professional experiences and the graduate education you are seeking create a foundation for your future career goal.
REQUIREMENT #4: Submit a copy of a valid unencumbered Texas Nursing License- License Submission Link
To obtain this license visit go to the Texas Board of Nursing Licensure Verification. Enter your RN License Number and press “submit”. Print the license as a PDF saving it to your computer.
REQUIREMENT #5: Have 3 references submit the- CONHS Reference Form
To do this, go to Recommendation Request. Fill out your information and provide 3-4 recommender email addresses. The emails you provide will receive a prompt to complete the CONHS Reference Form on your behalf. They DO NOT need to submit an original recommendation letter. Three reference must be received for this requirement to be considered complete.
NOTE: International students please see “Additional International Applicant Requirements” below.
For clarification, applicants should contact Graduate Academic Advisor, Mrs. Elizabeth Rivera: email@example.com 361-825-2568
|Special Program Requirements||
a)Students may be provisionally enrolled for up to one semester to allow students to attend classes while obtaining the required vaccines and acceptable evidence of vaccination.
b)Students cannot be provisionally enrolled without at least one dose of measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine if direct patient contact will occur during the provisional enrollment period.
c)Polio vaccine is not required. Students enrolled in health-related courses are encouraged to ascertain that they are immune to poliomyelitis.
d)One dose of tetanus-diphtheria toxoid (Td) is required within the last ten years.
e)Students who were born on or after January 1, 1957, must show, prior to patient contact, acceptable evidence of vaccination of two doses of measles-containing vaccine administered since January 1, 1968.
f)Students must show, prior to patient contact, acceptable evidence of vaccination of one dose of rubella vaccine.
g)Students born on or after January 1, 1957, must show, prior to patient contact, acceptable evidence of vaccination of one dose of mumps vaccine.
h)Students shall receive a complete series of hepatitis B vaccine prior to the start of direct patient care or show serologic confirmation of immunity to hepatitis B virus.
i)Students shall receive two doses of varicella vaccine unless the first dose was received prior to thirteen years of age.
|Additional International Applicant Requirements||
Application requirements for international applicants:
The core nursing courses consist of graduate-level study of the scientific knowledge that comprises the discipline and profession of nursing, and prepares the student for advanced nursing practice.
The student selects role specialization in Nurse Educator. The following courses constitute the respective specialty areas of study:
All materials, including applications, transcripts, graduate form, and 3 reference forms must be received by Graduate Admissions by the application deadline. Please allow time for transcript processing, which can take up to two weeks.
Applicants whose documents are not received by Graduate Admissions by the posted date will not be considered for admission
Please carefully review the application requirements above.
If you have questions, please call or e-mail the Graduate Academic Advisor. Students who have applied for admission in previous semesters should contact the Graduate Academic Advisor to confirm documents are still available for the admissions review.
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