Nurse Educator Option

Teach other nurses

Bring your passion and knowledge for nursing to the education field.

Teach and train aspiring or current nurses. Work in academic or health care settings.

The nurse educator (NE) option is available 100% online.

Degree plan

Sample schedule

Complete your master’s degree in two years with full-time study.

Why take the nurse educator option?

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Find your calling

Teach future nurses in college. Educate current ones in hospitals. Whatever you want to do, you can share your nursing expertise with the world.

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Earn your degree online

Balance school with your current job or schedule. The nurse educator option is available 100% online.

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Finish in two years

Get in, get out and start your career. You can complete the nurse educator option in two years if you take classes full-time.

Low cost

Earn an accredited degree that comes with one of the best costs you can find anywhere.

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Careers and outcomes

Educate the next generation of nurses.


Here, you'll live by a code of ethics and adopt a culture of caring.


The BSN, MSN, DNP and  post-master's Health Educator and Population Health certificate programs at Missouri State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (


Missouri State Board of Nursing: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (four-year BSN).