Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education
University of Memphis

Program Details

The Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education provides a pathway for nurses to pursue national certification allowing them to teach in a college of nursing. Program participants gain skills in teaching nursing students in a specific area of nursing. Courses cover curriculum design and educational theory, evaluation methods, and practicums in nursing education and a clinical focus.

Students in this online nurse educator program have the opportunity to customize the program by choosing one of the following courses:

  • Advanced adult health nursing
  • Critical care nursing
  • Advanced pediatric nursing
  • Advanced psychiatric mental health nursing
  • Advanced women's health and perinatal nursing

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Memphis is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

2.8 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a master's degree in nursing from an accredited program, including satisfactory completion of specific prerequisite courses.
  • Applicants must be eligible to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state where clinical assignments will be completed.