Doctor of Education in Nursing Education
Teachers College at Columbia University

Program Details

The Ed.D. in Nursing Education prepares nurses for roles as experts and leaders in teaching positions. This online degree program from the Teachers College at Columbia University offers a special focus on research and scholarly inquiry. Coursework combines theoretical foundations with research into best practices.

Nurse educators should be well prepared to meet the educational needs of a diverse student population. This nurse educator degree program online provides the foundation for nurses to lead others to become safe, knowledgeable, and professional practitioners able to handle advanced technology within healthcare environments.

Some of the Nursing Education topics covered in this program include:

  • Curriculum development
  • Teaching and learning strategies
  • Clinical teaching
  • Simulations
  • Leadership

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Teachers College at Columbia University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Students must attend a five-day in-person orientation prior to beginning classes.
  • Must have a master's degree in nursing and be licensed as a Registered Nurse