Health care is changing at a rapid pace and nurse educators are there every step of the way to support life-long learning for nursing students, practicing nurses, and the interprofessional team.
A graduate certificate in Nursing Education provides bachelor's prepared nurses with the knowledge and skills to teach nursing students in community, hospital, clinical, and classroom settings. For nurses who already hold a graduate degree, the certificate program can be an ideal pathway to obtain the skills and knowledge to become a nurse educator.
Program of Study
The following courses are required to obtain the Nursing Education graduate certificate.
- NURS 6070 Education Environments and Educator Roles (3)
- NURS 6071 Curriculum Development and Evaluation (3)
- NURS 6072 Learners and Learner-Centered Teaching (3)
- NURS 6073 Assessment and Feedback in Education (2)
- NURS 6074 Teaching Strategies and Modalities (3)
- NURS 6080: Nursing Education Practicum: Curriculum and Evaluation (1)
- NURS 6081: Nursing Education Practicum: Teaching and Assessment (1)
Courses do not need to be taken in any particular order, however, one didactic course must be completed before a practicum (NURS 6080 or 6081).
Total Program Hours: 15