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.

For more information about the Nurse Faculty Loan Program, please contact


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