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CCNE Accredited

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing and the postgraduate A.P.R.N. certificate program at Angelo State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

In addition, all nursing programs have full approval status by the Texas Board of Nursing.

Texas Board of Nursing
1801 Congress Avenue, Ste. 10-200
Austin, TX 78701
Telephone: 512-305-7400
Fax: 512-305-7401

Program Details

ASU nursing professor teaching her student how to take blood from the arm.

What Can You Do With an M.S.N. - Nurse Educator Degree?

With the ongoing shortage of nurses nationwide, nurse educators are in great demand throughout Texas and the U.S.

As soon as you graduate and pass the certification exam, you will be eligible to start teaching nursing at community colleges, universities, nursing schools and a variety of healthcare settings.

  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “The simulation labs in the Health and Human Services Building have really helped. The mannequins are awesome—they can do everything. You go in there, you’re thrown into a situation, and things change. It’s really good critical-thinking training, to see where you lack, and where your strong points are.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Beatrice Perez</strong>, Class of 2019, Nursing</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “My nursing degree launched me on this journey, and that education has made everything else possible.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Tracie Watkins</strong>, CEO, Shannon Rehabilitation Hospital, San Angelo | Classes of 2002 and 2020</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “My favorite class was Anatomy my freshman year. This was my first glimpse into what my future would look like. That class created an experience that allowed me to discover my strengths and weakness and work on becoming a successful student.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Alexis Samora</strong>, Class of 2022, Nursing</p> </blockquote>
ASU nursing professor teaching students with a practice mannequin.

Why Earn My M.S.N. - Nurse Educator Degree at Angelo State?

Nursing professor showing students how to perform CPR on a manikin.


Our M.S.N. - Nurse Educator is an online advanced nursing degree designed to accommodate your busy schedule. Your on-campus attendance requirements are kept to a minimum, and your clinical requirements can usually be completed in your city of residence in Texas. Our staff are here to help you set up your clinical and education practicums at a healthcare facility near you.

ASU nursing professor teaching students with a practice mannequin.

Strong Connections

While this is an online program, you will still be invited to join our ASU Nursing Honor Society and Student Nurses Association. Membership will foster additional networking opportunities with healthcare professionals, as well as foster a stronger connection to your fellow nursing students and the ASU Ram Family.

Beatrice practicing her nursing skills in the ASU skills lab.

National Recognition

Over the last several years, our online M.S.N. - Nurse Educator program has earned top national rankings for quality and affordability from respected publications like Fortune Magazine, as well as multiple online higher education guides, including and ASU has long been recognized as one of the top online master’s in nursing education schools in Texas.

Two ASU nursing students utilizing BodyViz software to check mannequin vitals.

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  • Committed to Your Success

    Whether you’re pursuing a master’s degree, doctoral degree or certificate/certification, you have access to all the services in our College of Graduate Studies and Research. You’ll find information and resources for everything from registering for classes and writing a thesis – to available graduate/teaching assistantships and graduate research opportunities.