Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education
University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education program from UMass Amherst allows nurses and nursing faculty to develop and enhance their teaching skills. The curriculum is comprised of:

  • Two required core nursing courses
  • Two electives in Education
  • A capstone teaching practicum 

Students who complete this program and have a master's or doctoral degree in nursing will qualify to take the National League for Nursing (NLN) Certification for Nurse Educators.


  • Résumé
  • Personal statement
  • College transcripts

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education