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Graduate Certificate in Nurse Educator

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Nurse Educator program from MCPHS University is designed to build upon students' master's degrees in nursing and provide them with the clinical expertise, teaching, and learning skills required to prepare the next generation of nurses. Coursework covers topics such as:

  • ​Curriculum design and development
  • Teaching methodologies
  • Needs assessment
  • ​Learner-centered theories and methods

​Upon graduation, students are eligible to sit for the National League of Nursing (NLN) Nurse Educator Certification Exam.


  • A master's degree in nursing from an accredited university or college
  • A valid nursing license in the United States
  • One year of full-time RN employment prior to the program start date

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education