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Nurse Educator Post-Graduate Certificate

Nurse Educator Post-Graduate Certificate

The Department of Nursing demonstrates its commitment to preparing nurse educators for the profession by offering a Nurse Educator post-graduate certificate for nurses with graduate nursing degrees in other specializations who wish to prepare for the nurse educator role. The Nurse Educator certificate prepares the holder for nurse educator positions in both academic and clinical settings. The certificate program consists of a total of 20 units.

Applicants may consult the information on the Department of Nursing webpage for details about the significant clinical compliance requirements that must be met upon admission to the Nurse Educator certificate program. (MSN Compliance)

Extension and transfer credit from other colleges and/or universities may make up no more than 30% of total certificate units.

Applicants who have taken graduate courses equivalent to NURS 5411, NURS 5422, and/or NURS 5433 must petition to substitute the course(s).

Applicants may not transfer in courses equivalent to NURS 6588, 6598, 6608, and 6880.

Required Courses for the Certificate (20 units)
Course Number Course Title Units
NURS 5411 Advanced Health Assessment Across the Life Span 3
NURS 5422 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
NURS 5433 Advanced Pharmacology 3
NURS 6588 Nursing Education: Curriculum and Instruction 3
NURS 6598 Nursing Education: Assessment and Evaluation 3
NURS 6608 Nursing Education: Technology for Instruction & Evaluation 3
NURS 6880 Advanced Role Practicum 2
  Total Units 20

Nurse Educator Post-Graduate Certificate Roadmap

Post-Graduate Certificate Program Roadmaps

Additional Information

For more information on the admissions requirements and application process for the Nurse Educator certificate, please visit the Post-Graduate Certificates Admissions page.