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Bachelor’s Degrees in Nursing Education

23 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A bachelor's degree in nursing education is offered at 3 colleges in the United States. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 17% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Nursing Education Majors

In 2018-2019, 23 earned their bachelor's degree in nursing education. This earns it the #11 spot on the list of the most popular bachelor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in nursing education at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 1,542
Graduate Certificate 198
Doctor’s Degree 151
Associate’s Degree 48
Undergraduate Certificate 29
Bachelor’s Degree 23

Earnings of Nursing Education Majors With Bachelor’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for nursing education majors with their bachelor's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for nursing education majors who have their bachelor's degree is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their bachelor's degree in nursing education. About 87.0% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 3
Women 20
Gender Diversity of Bachelor's Degrees in Nursing Education

The racial-ethnic distribution of nursing education bachelor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 19
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Education Bachelor's Degree Students

There are 3 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in nursing education. Learn more about the most popular 3 below:


Excelsior College

Albany, New York
23 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Excelsior College tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for nursing education majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree. Each year, around 25,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The nursing education program at Excelsior College awarded 23 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 87% were women and 17% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to nursing education that offer bachelor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Registered Nursing 146,866
Nursing Research & Other 3,429
Nursing Science 1,447
Nursing Administration 827
Nursing Practice 765


*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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