Teach future nurses with our online nursing master’s degree

Prepare to become a highly sought-after nurse educator equipped to teach nursing students in both classroom and clinical settings with Davenport’s master of science in nursing with a nurse educator concentration.

Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Davenport’s master of science in nursing program offers you 100% online classes through our Global Campus. With exceptional instruction and mentorship of clinician faculty, you’ll develop the skills and strategies you need to become an effective nurse educator.

Graduate in as little as two years with Davenport’s online nursing master’s degree program and be qualified to sit for the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) exam. Achieving this credential positions you to earn a higher nursing educator salary. You’ll also benefit from a rise in nurse educator jobs, which is being driven by a high number of baby boomer nurses retiring, the increase in the senior citizen population and the increase of chronic disease. 

What is a master of science in nursing?

A master of science in nursing is a graduate-level academic degree that deepens the knowledge and skills of students who hold an undergraduate nursing degree and work in the nursing field. Nursing MSN graduates who choose the nurse educator concentration can earn a higher nursing educator salary by qualifying for more in-demand roles that require a graduate degree.

Davenport’s online nursing master’s degree with a nurse educator concentration will prepare you to teach future nurses at academic institutions and in clinical settings.

Explore classes for Davenport’s nursing master’s programs

The nurse educator concentration of Davenport’s online nursing master’s program includes a broad array of classes to help you develop into an exceptional nurse educator. Classes include theoretical foundations of teaching and learning, curriculum development and program evaluation, and role of the educator. You’ll acquire strategic teaching skills while you advance your clinical capabilities, including assessment, pharmacology and pathophysiology. 

All Davenport nursing MSN classes align with Quality Matters (QM) and undergo Instructional Design evaluation so you can be assured our nursing master’s program meets the highest standards for quality and real-world relevance.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

See our Recommended Program Sequences:

Earn the average nursing educator salary with a nursing MSN (U.S. Dept. of Labor Statistics)
Lower your nursing MSN tuition by 20% as a member of MHA
Fit classes into your busy life with our 100% online nursing master’s

Why pursue an online nursing master’s degree at Davenport?

In addition to expanding theoretical knowledge, Davenport’s nursing MSN program offers you hands-on practical experience in a health care setting, including a clinical practicum and high-fidelity virtual simulations in Davenport’s Health Assessment Lab. You’ll round out your online nursing master’s degree with a mentored thesis project.

Make the most of your online nursing master’s by networking and getting to know your nursing MSN peers and faculty through the Davenport Global Campus, which is designed to foster meaningful connections.

As a Davenport online nursing master’s graduate, you’ll be fully prepared in the art and science of nursing instruction and well positioned to join other Davenport nursing MSN graduates who have passed their nursing certification exams at rates above the national average. In fact, many of our graduates have found nurse educator jobs right here on the Davenport nursing team as faculty members.

If you are a member of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA), you can take advantage of a 20% tuition discount and application fee waiver toward your Davenport nursing MSN degree. 

Experience the Davenport difference:

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Convenience of an online nursing master’s

Choose a nursing MSN degree program that’s 100% online to better accommodate the busy schedules of working nurses like you.


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High certification pass rates

Gain exceptional CNE exam preparation from a nursing MSN program with CNE pass rates that exceed the national average.


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Highly credentialed faculty-mentors

Learn skills for nurse educator jobs with nursing MSN faculty that are respected nurse educators in the community.


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Hands-on experiences

Prove your online nursing master’s degree skills and knowledge with hands-on nurse educator practice, both clinical and academic.


Get started on your master of science in nursing degree

Explore the admissions requirements and then take the next step toward earning your online nursing master’s degree at Davenport.

Talk to an admissions advisor

Davenport’s admissions team is here to answer your questions. Please call us at 800.686.1600 or email us at info@davenport.edu.

Apply now or request more information

Start on the road to a nursing MSN and a higher nursing educator salary. Request more information or begin your application now.

Additional resources

Some programs require a student to complete a portion of their degree plan off-campus. 
View a full list of those programs and courses