Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte prepares nurses for advanced practice as nurse educators in selected areas of expertise. Students declare a specialty in the application and develop a portfolio from their graduate work demonstrating their expertise. Graduates are prepared to work as educators in:

  • ​BSN Educational Programs
  • Practical Nursing Programs
  • ​Health Care Systems
  • ​Rural/Urban Settings


  • A BSN or Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) degree from a nationally accredited program
  • Current unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • Official transcripts from all academic work beyond high school
  • Statement of purpose
  • Three letters of professional recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

UNC Charlotte does NOT guarantee that programs that fulfill North Carolina licensure requirements will necessarily satisfy the criteria of professional boards in other states or territories. Students from outside North Carolina who are considering a profe