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Nursing Education - Post-Master's Certificate

Are you a nurse with a master’s degree in nursing who desires expertise in education and the teaching/learning of nursing students or nursing staff? Through this program, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Master the latest technological advances in education
  • Fulfill the education criteria for Certified Nurse Educator Exam(click here for eligibility criteria)
  • Develop your expertise through practice teaching in your area of choice
  • Implement evidence-based teaching
  • Prepare to work in multiple teaching settings
  • Tailor your practicum hours
  • Design curriculum

Admission Requirements

  1. Current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in the US or Canada
  2. Clinical experience as an RN at least equivalent to 2 years full time in the last 4 years
  3. Master’s Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution
  4. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in both graduate and undergraduate programs
  5. Official transcript from all previous undergraduate and graduate institutions attended
  6. Preadmission interview and/or info. meeting
  7. Completion of the program application


Non-matriculated students are welcome to take individual courses

  • Educational Theory and the Scholarship of Teaching
  • Informatics for Nurse Educators
  • Curriculum Development and Assessment
  • Teaching Strategies & Evaluation
  • Seminar/Practicum in Teaching Nursing

National League for Nursing Certification for Nurse Educators

You should make attaining the Certified Nurse Educator designation your goal if, after carefully reviewing the test blueprint and the eligibility requirements, you determine that your educational and experiential qualifications have provided you with sufficient opportunity to participate meaningfully in the full scope of the faculty role. Review the eligibility requirements.

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