Post Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education & Faculty Role
Duquesne University

Program Details

The online Certificate in Nursing Education & Faculty Role is designed for students who already possess a master’s or doctoral degree and wish to gain additional theory knowledge and experience in nursing education.  Teachers are some of the most important people in the world and can make a large impact on the next generation.  This online nurse educator degree prepares you to mold future nurses, serving as the path from care provider to educator.   

The curriculum begins with a strong foundation in educational theory and builds on this until students are ready to be brought into the classroom under the guidance of an experienced teacher.  The practicum portion of the curriculum allows you to test out your new skills in your preferred educational setting.  The courses combine innovative curriculum models with modern educational theory and the newest nursing trends, honing your experience and personal teaching philosophy.  

Graduates are prepared for a variety of roles in contemporary nursing education such as clinical faculty member, online educator, lab coordinator/director, or faculty member in a community college.  They are also ready to sit for the Certified Nurse Educator exam.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Duquesne University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

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