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Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education from the University of Alabama in Huntsville is designed to provide students with the foundational knowledge and skills to improve quality and safety in patient care and create real change in the field of healthcare. Graduates of the program are prepared to:

  • ​Translate research and use evidence-based practice to promote quality healthcare across diverse, vulnerable populations and cultures
  • Understand healthcare policy, care delivery models, and organizational systems for current and future healthcare needs within clinical settings
  • Display proficiency in the use of patient care technologies, healthcare information systems, and communication devices to support safe and competent nursing practice
  • ​Apply nursing leadership concepts through experiential settings


  • Must hold an MSN degree or be enrolled in an MSN program
  • Official transcripts
  • RN license

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education