Master'sNursing - Nursing Education

Take your nursing career to the next level with a Master of Science in nursing (MSN) from Wichita State University. This full- or part-time totally online program builds on your professional experience, to help you become a qualified nursing educator.

Learn how Nursing Education is the right fit for you.

Two nurses looking at their charts.

Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

In addition to the general university requirements for admission to graduate studies, the School of Nursing requires:

  • A bachelor’s degree with a major in nursing from a nationally accredited (NLN or CCNE) school
  • Admission to the WSU Graduate School
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of nursing undergraduate coursework
  • School of Nursing approval

For additional admission details, click on the link below.

Inside the Program

State-of-the-art mannequins provide nursing students with real-world experience

As a student in the School of Nursing, you can receive an interactive experience with state-of-the-art simulation mannequins in a realistic and safe environment. 

The lifelike actions of the new mannequins simulate a variety of symptoms and scenarios, including childbirth, seizures, blood pressure problems and bleeding.

Studies show that when used in conjunction with the classroom and clinicals, simulation promotes better preparation of new nurses and increased patient safety.


All students must identify their concentration through the school of nursing admission process and take all required courses with a minimum total of 36 credit hours for leadership/administration and a minimum of 37 credit hours for education MSN degrees.


A nursing degree from Wichita State will give you the knowledge and practical skills for high-paying, high-demand nursing careers in diverse health care settings such as hospitals, nursing and residential care facilities, schools and government.