Program Overview

The online Certificate in Nurse Education program from the University of Missouri-Kansas City prepares nurse educators to employ cutting-edge teaching strategies in the didactic and clinical setting, synthesize teaching/learning theories, and acquire skills in curriculum development. Educational experiences taught by master educators provide students with hands-on experience in:

  • Objective Writing 
  • Teaching
  • ​Clinical Instructing
  • ​Test Writing
  • ​Student Management

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: Mostly Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

    Requirements

    Students are required to come to campus to complete a one to two-day class.

    • BSN or MSN from a college or university nationally recognized by a nursing accrediting agency (CCNE or AACN)
    • Minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale (calculated on the last 60 hours of their BSN degree) or a minimum of 3.2 for their MSN
    • Current unencumbered Missouri licensure or unencumbered licensure in the state in which the student completes clinical requirements
    • Completion of prerequisite coursework (if applicable)
    • Personal interview

    Restrictions

    While UMKC is a participating member of NC-SARA, this program is not available for residents in all states. Students should confirm their state’s licensing regulations and authorization prior to enrollment.

    School Overview

    The University of Kansas City was chartered in 1929, and one year later, Kansas City businessman and philanthropist William Volker donated 41 acres to the university. In 1931, Volker acquired and donated the Dickey mansion, which would house the first library, classrooms, cafeteria and administrative offices. In 1963 UKC became a part of the University of Missouri System. Since then, UMKC has continued to expand and is now a public research university focused on urban issues.

    UMKC offers undergraduate and graduate programs leading to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees and certificates from the following colleges and schools:

    • College of Arts and Sciences
    • Conservatory of Music and Dance
    • Henry W. Bloch School of Management
    • Honors College
    • School of Biological Sciences
    • School of Computing and Engineering
    • School of Dentistry
    • School of Education
    • School of Law
    • School of Medicine
    • School of Nursing and Health Studies
    • School of Pharmacy
    • School of Graduate Studies
    • University College

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