Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education
Appalachian State University

Program Details

If you are an RN with a desire to teach, this online Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education from Appalachian State University may be for you!  There is a high demand for nurse educators to help produce the registered nurses needed.  With this online nurse educator degree, you will have job security while fulfilling your desire to participate in either nurse education or patient safety and education.  

In just two semesters of part-time study, students gain the knowledge ands skills to educate and mentor nurses.  Graduates are prepared for such careers as:

  • Nurse educators
  • Nursing faculty
  • Administrative nurse faculty
  • Staff development managers

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Appalachian State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.7 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Current, unrestricted RN license In North Carolina or a state participating in the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) with North Carolina.