Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education
University of Arkansas

Program Details

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

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Arkansas is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Current unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse