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Nurse Educator Certificate Plan

Graduate certificate programs offered for academic credit require a 3.0 cumulative grade point average with no grade lower than a “B”. All courses must be in residence.

The Department of Nursing offers a four course (12 SCH) Education Certificate Program designed to develop expertise in the teaching of nursing students enrolled in a variety of educational programs. All courses in the Education Certificate Program are offered in a convenient online format. The program will benefit M.S.N. graduates wanting to develop expertise in curriculum development, teaching strategies including online strategies, and evaluation. Students enrolled in the certificate program will also have the opportunity to partner with a faculty member in a variety of practical experiences, including clinical and lab instruction as well as didactic instruction. To enter the program, individuals must hold a master’s degree with a major in nursing.

Prerequisites Courses
Course Number Course Title Hours
NUR 6318 Pharmacotherapeutics 3
NUR 6324 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
NUR 6331 Advanced Health Assessment 3
NUR 6338 Leadership and Roles in Advanced Nursing 3

And 50 clinical hours in advanced nursing role.

Certificate Courses
Course Number Course Title Hours
NUR 6319 Curriculum in Nursing Education 3
NUR 6340 Teaching Strategies and Evaluation in Nursing Education 3
NUR 6347 Roles and Financial Management in Nursing Education 3
NUR 6349 Capstone Practicum in Nursing Education 3

Total semester credit hours required: 12