The online Advanced Certificate in Nursing Education from the University at Buffalo prepares nurses to serve as educators in both academic and healthcare settings. The program offers a foundation in nursing knowledge, leadership and research skills, and adult education theory and strategies.
Graduates of this online nurse educator program can help train more nurses to help combat the shortage of qualified nurses in the job market. The synchronous online classes can be completed on either a full-time or part-time basis. The curriculum consists of three core courses and three electives chosen by the student and a faculty advisor based on the student’s professional goals.
Core course topics include:
- Teaching in nursing
- Advanced information technology in practice, education, and research
- Advanced information technology in healthcare education
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and active US RN license
- Must have acceptance to one of UB's graduate nursing programs or a graduate degree in nursing from another institution