Nurses with a BSN degree can address the growing need for nurses by pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education and helping to prepare others for work in the nursing field. Graduates of this online nurse educator program are eligible to teach Licensed Vocational Nurses or Certified Nurse Assistants.
Courses are offered 100% online with multiple start dates per year, and the program can be completed in as few as six months. Students learn core competencies in curriculum development, teaching and evaluation strategies, and the role of the nurse educator.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsGRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)
- GRE not required for students with GPA 3.0 or higher
- Must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an ACEN or CCNE accredited program, including undergraduate statistics course with minimum C grade
- Unencumbered RN license and two years clinical RN experience required