Nursing Education

Prepare the next generation of nurses

Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as the #2 Best Online Master's in Nursing Education in 2024, our nursing education track offers you the opportunity to learn from experienced, nationally recognized faculty.

You can play a vital role in developing the next generation of nurses, whether you are a novice or experienced educator by learning to:

  • Design evidence-based nursing curriculum
  • Develop innovative, effective teaching strategies
  • Evaluate student learning
  • Utilize best practices in the field of nursing education

You will be prepared to launch your career as a nurse educator in a variety of healthcare contexts and settings:

  • Community colleges
  • Universities
  • Hospitals
  • Community health agencies
  • Private industry
  • Privately supported educational institutions

This program can be completed in three years part-time or two years full-time.

Opportunity for loan forgiveness

If you are pursuing a career as a nursing faculty member, IUSON participates in the federal Nurse Faculty Loan Program which provides up to 85% loan forgiveness for service as a nursing faculty member at an accredited school of nursing.


Graduates are eligible for certification through the National League for Nursing as a Certified Nurse Educator.