This advanced program equips you with high-level knowledge and skills while incorporating best practices in policy, organization, and financing; role development; research; advanced nursing practices; and nurse education. To qualify and succeed in this specialized graduate degree program you must be an actively working registered nurse (RN) who holds a nursing bachelor's degree (BSN), already possesses healthcare experience, and can devote 15 to 20 hours per week to your studies.
This is the ideal program for RNs with BSNs who desire to become effective nurse educators. Earning your Master's in Nursing Education degree from Western Governor's University will expand your career options within the nursing and education fields, and can mean added job security and better pay All WGU programs are CCNE accredited.
WGU is the recipient of the USDLA 21st Century Award for Best Practices in Distance Learning for 2008, awarded in recognition of our success in expanding access to higher education. WGU was also recognized by TIME Magazine as the "best relatively cheap university you've never heard of" in the 11/13/08 issue of the periodical.
Your competence is the ultimate focus of every degree program at Western Governors University. The university emphasizes mastery of essential skills and knowledge in your field, basing progress toward your online degree on passing rigorous assessments (such as tests, projects, assignments, etc.) instead of accumulating credit hours. We call it competency-based learning.
With bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in education, business, information technology, and health professions, WGU’s rigorous yet flexible approach to education gives the university a unique advantage over other online programs.
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