This online Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education prepares the next generation of nurse educators for teaching roles in academic and clinical settings. Master’s-prepared nurses can expand their career opportunities by entering the teaching field, sharing their knowledge and skills with their students.
Courses teach nurses methods to design curriculum that demonstrates knowledge of teaching philosophy, target audience, teaching/learning strategies, and program evaluation. Students in this online nurse educator program learn to collaborate with other professionals in policy development, resource management, and cost-effective program delivery. Graduates will be able to create teaching and learning materials and use technology to meet specific program and course outcomes.
The curriculum examines topics related to:
- Curriculum design and development
- Methods of assessment and evaluation
- Instructional design and delivery
- Specialty development
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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)
Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV
- Current unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse