Academic Catalog


Certificate Nurse Educator Certificate

Certificate Programs 

Certificate programs offered by the School of Nursing are post-graduate, non-degree offerings.  These highly focused programs are designed to provide nurses  or others with knowledge and skills to complement their advanced practice roles.

Nurse Educator Certificate Program

Karen Karlowicz, Advisor

The Nurse Educator Certificate program offers valuable knowledge and practical experience related to teaching in entry-level or graduate nursing education programs.  Courses provide an overview of nursing curriculum design, program evaluation, student assessment, instructional methodologies, and professional/ethical/legal issues in nursing/health professions education.  Completion of a teaching practicum is required.

This certificate program is targeted to nurses with at least one graduate degree in nursing who may be seeking faculty positions in entry-level or graduate nursing education programs. Admission is also open to students currently enrolled in a graduate nursing program as well as currently enrolled or graduates of other Health Sciences graduate degree programs. The expected time to complete the certificate is three semesters. It is recommended that students begin the course sequence in fall semester