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:
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)
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
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.
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