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Graduate Certificate in Nurse Educator

Program Details

The online Certificate in Nurse Educator program from Minnesota State University Moorhead provides students with a basic understanding and evidence-based application of the nurse educator role. Built upon the art and science of nursing education within the changing contexts of healthcare, nursing, higher education, and evidence-based practice, the curriculum explores topics such as:

  • ​Nursing Science and Ethics
  • Teaching and Testing Strategies
  • ​Curriculum/Course Development and Evaluation


  • BS or BA in Nursing from a NLN or CCNE accredited university
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or at least 3.25 for the last 30 semester credits
  • Documentation of current unencumbered RN license in the U.S.
  • Essay
  • Three recommendations

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education


Non-resident students should inquire prior to enrollment to determine if MSUM is legally authorized to provide the program in your state.