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Online MSN-Nurse Educator Program Nationally Ranked

September 20, 2017

Angelo State University’s online Master of Science in Nursing-Nurse Educator program has been ranked among the nation’s “30 Best Affordable Online Master’s in Nursing Education” for 2017 by the higher education resource guide for graduate programs.

ASU Department of Nursing LogoASU’s program ranked No. 3 in the nation and was the highest ranked of five programs at Texas schools listed in the top 30. Only nursing programs at accredited colleges and universities were eligible for the rankings, which were based on data from the National Center for Education Statistics and rankings in U.S. News and World Report and other major publications. 

According to, “One of the best online nursing education master’s programs on our list is offered by Angelo State University. The program is designed to help students develop expertise as an advanced-level nurse in a teaching role.” 

ASU’s online MSN-Nurse Educator program is designed to prepare graduates to teach health care providers in a variety of education programs, including those at the vocational, associate and baccalaureate levels, as well as in health care environments. The curriculum consists of 39 credit hours and can be completed totally online, except for required clinical practicums. More details are available at

The other Texas schools ranked by were Texas Woman’s University, Lamar University, the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and the University of Texas at Arlington. The complete rankings and more details can be found at

ASU’s online graduate nursing programs were also cumulatively ranked No. 50 in the nation for quality and affordability by U.S. News and World Report in January.

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