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Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education

Program Details

The online Certificate in Nursing Education program is designed to provide an opportunity for students who already have an MSN to gain knowledge within a speciality at Clarkson College. The curriculum focuses on theoretical concepts that guide the instructional process and teaching strategies. Graduates are able to develop, administer, and evaluate nursing educational programs.


  • English Proficiency.
  • Official Transcript.
  • Essay.
  • Professional References.
  • Resume.
  • Master's degree in Nursing from a professional institution accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Valid state unencumbered RN license effective in the state of practice or where clinical experience will occur.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)


Clarkson College is currently authorized to offer online education in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming. In addition, Clarkson College is able to offer limited online programs in Massachusetts.