The Advanced Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education, an online nurse educator program from Sacred Heart University, allows those with master’s degrees to advance their careers while teaching others about healthcare. Primarily this degree is thought of as a way to learn how to teach the next generation of nurses, passing along your expertise and experiences to the future generation. However, it is also designed for those interested in teaching patients, families, and others about healthcare, disease prevention, healthy lifestyles, and more.
The curriculum is designed to compliment your clinical expertise with modern theories and strategies in teaching and learning. You will study the issues surrounding nursing education and the latest advances in curriculum design and evaluation. Graduates are prepared for careers as clinical instructors in nursing schools or as staff development educators in health care organizations.
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)