Nursing Education, M.S.

The Master's in Nursing Education, designed for bachelors-prepared R.N.s, is based on nursing science with a focus on advancing clinical and evidence-based teaching skills needed to work in college, university, and clinical settings. Working RN's can complete this degree in just 20 months, 1 night a week or 100% online!

Program Highlights

<h2 style="text-align: center;">ACCELERATED PROGRAM</h2> <p style="text-align: center;">allows for focus on one course at a time</p>
<h2 style="text-align: center;">COST OF TEXTBOOKS INCLUDED IN TUITION</h2>
<h2 style="text-align: center;">OFFERED COMPLETELY ONLINE</h2> <p style="text-align: center;">Choose the online option to learn on your schedule from the comfort of your own home</p>
<h2 style="text-align: center;">86% OF GRADUATES WERE EMPLOYED FULL-TIME</h2> <p style="text-align: center;"><span>within a year of graduation according to the Roberts Wesleyan Career Services Annual Report</span></p>
<h2 style="text-align: center;">PERSONALIZED ACADEMIC ADVISEMENT</h2>
<h2 style="text-align: center;"><span class="h2">CARING, EXPERT FACULTY</span></h2> <p style="text-align: center;">invest in every students’ success</p>
<h2 style="text-align: center;"><a href="" target="_blank">MILITARY FRIENDLY SCHOOL (2019-20)</a></h2>
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Program Credits: 39

Standard Completion Time
20 months
Classes 1-Night a Week or 100% Online!

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

What Will I Learn?

Evidence-based learning methods and practice teaching opportunities in your area of choice prepare you to master the latest technological advances in education and be prepared for success as nurse educators in multiple settings.

  • Master the latest technological advances in education
  • Develop your expertise through practice teaching in your area of choice
  • Implement evidence-based teaching methods
  • Develop a tool-box of creative teaching strategies
  • Design a curriculum


Where Can It Take Me?


  • Nurse Educator or Instructor
  • Professional Development
  • Assistant Professor, Associate degree program
  • Assistant Professor, Baccalaureate programs
  • ACLS Program Coordinator
  • LPN Instructor


  • University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Highland Hospital
  • The College at Brockport
  • Alfred State College
  • Rochester Regional Health Systems
  • Finger Lakes Health

Alumni Success

Who Will I Meet?

Susanne Mohnkern

Susanne Mohnkern Ph.D., R.N., CNE

Professor of Nursing

“Roberts Wesleyan has always promoted whole person care, which fits seamlessly with new health care quality and safety initiatives. With extensive experience in nursing education and practice experience in in-patient and parish nursing settings, I have been blessed to facilitate learning for pre-licensure students and nurses seeking the next degree. Roberts’ nurses learn how to navigate and lead in the rapidly changing health care landscape.”


Crystal Dobri R.N.C.-M.N.N., B.S.N., I.B.C.L.C.

Unit Educator: Mother/Baby and Special Care Nursery, Highland Hospital Family Maternity Center

“Initially, I was apprehensive about returning to school full-time while balancing a family and career. After completing the first semester, I was astounded at how much I have grown personally and professionally, and how much I have enjoyed my time in the program.”

Crystal Dobri


Location & Start Dates

Classroom Dates

  • Thursday, August 15, 2019
      At Roberts Campus

Online Dates

  • Tuesday, March 17, 2020

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Adult and Graduate Admissions

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