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MSN Nursing Education Questions

There is a lot to consider when looking at advancing your degree to become a Nurse Educator. We know you have questions. Everyone’s situation is unique.

We collected some of the most asked questions for you. Review the answers below.

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Your Questions Answered

It will take 2 years (6 terms) to complete the program.

Yes. The program is designed for working nurses.

We understand the financial investment in your education can feel daunting. We have kept our program costs reasonable and the majority of our students receive some form of scholarships or loans. Explore our financial aid website and reach out to our Financial Aid Officers to explore all your options.

The application process is easy and varies by program. Visit our application webpage for information on how to apply.

Spring Entry - November 1
Fall Entry - June 1
Admissions considers all verified applications received by the deadline.

For more information about how to apply to apply for financial aid visit our financial aid webpage or reach out to our Financial Aid Officers

Deadlines vary. Visit our financial aid webpage for most up to date deadlines.

The final three courses involve a clinical component, and students will be encouraged to plan ahead to are responsible for finding clinical preceptors to ensure their success in these busy final course blocks.

Our experienced advisors know the program very well and are ready to answer your questions. Email them at

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Application Deadline

Spring Entry
August 15 – November 1

Fall Entry
April 1 - June 1

Admissions considers all verified applications received by the deadline.

Transfer Students

You have the questions. We have the answers.

Explore more about transfering to UNM College of Nursing. We cannot wait for you to be part of our pack. 

Support for Your Education

The majority of our students received some form of financial aid – scholarship, grant, loan, work study or teaching assistant position.

We also offer more than $270,000 in UNM College of Nursing scholarships. Individual scholarship amounts range from $200-$4,000 annually.

Admissions, Tuition & Financial Aid

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1 University of New Mexico

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