Nursing Education Certificate
Interested in a Nurse Educator certificate? Our Nursing Educator Certificate Program equips nurses with the core skills needed by the Nurse Educator. While this program is not as extensive as the MSN in Nursing Education Program, you will learn the essential skills for curriculum development, teaching strategies, evaluation strategies, and the role of the nurse educator. Applicants must meet the admission criteria for the MSN degree programs. You will complete 12 credit hours of graduate nursing education courses:
|Course descriptions are available in the graduate catalog|
|NURS 5329||Role of the Nurse Educator||3|
|NURS 5302||Curriculum Development||3|
|NURS 5310||Teaching and Learning Theories and Strategies in Nursing Education||3|
|NURS 5312||Assessment and Evaluation Strategies in Nursing Education||3|
Admission Requirement: Graduate or Certificate Program Standing.
To Contact an Academic Advisor: find the information for your advisor on this webpage.
Exam Qualification: After obtaining the Nurse Educator certificate, students will be qualified to sit for the following exams, depending on the highest degree earned.
- If you have a BSN or MSN: Nursing Professional Development Certificate (30% of this exam covers education content) offered by:
- ANCC - http://www.nursecredentialing.org/NPD-Eligibility.aspx
- PNEG Professional Nursing - https://pneg.org/education/
- If you have a MS or MSN: the National League for Nursing (NLN) Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Exam - http://www.nln.org/professional-development-programs/Certification-for-Nurse-Educators
- Acute and Community Health Care Systems
- Staff Development and Education
- LVN or CNA instructor at the Community College
Additionally, if you have your MS or MSN:
- ADN instructor
- Undergraduate BSN Faculty at the University
Dolores S Aguilar, MS, APRN, CNS, CHN
MSN and Certificate Nurse Educator Program, Director