Nursing
Nurse Educator

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Salary: $45,546 - $92,243
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Hourly: $21.9 - $44.35
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Outlook: 3 Stars
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Length of Training: 6-8 years
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Length of Training/Requirements
A prospective nurse educator will need to complete a master’s degree in nursing (MSN) or a doctoral level program. The master’s level program is typically 42 semester credit hours, with a number of them being offered completely online. The doctoral level degree normally must be completed following the completion of a master’s degree and normally takes two years to complete.

Licensure/Certification

Applicants must complete a MSN program with an emphasis in education or a Master's level certification program in education. Upon completion of this coursework a prospective Nurse Educator than must pass the Academic Nurse Educator Certification exam that is administered by the National League for Nursing.



Educational Programs
University or College City Degree*
Angelo State University San Angelo M
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Lamar University Beaumont M
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Midwestern State University Wichita Falls M
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Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing Abilene M
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Prairie View A&M University Prairie View M
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Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi M
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Texas A&M University-Texarkana Texarkana M
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Texas Christian University Fort Worth D
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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-Lubbock Lubbock M,D
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Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth D
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Texas Woman's University Denton M,D
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The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington M,D
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The University of Texas at Austin Austin M,D
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The University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville M
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The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso C,D
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The University of Texas at Tyler Tyler M
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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Houston M,D
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The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio D
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The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Galveston M,D
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University of Houston-Victoria Victoria M
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*D- Doctorate  M-Masters  B-Bachelor  A-Associates  C-Certificate