Nursing Education,

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About the Certificate

This program combines foundation courses in education with courses in the principles and practices of nursing education. It prepares students to function in nursing educational roles in academic and nonacademic settings.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must hold a master's degree in nursing. Applicants must meet the admission standards and application requirements specified in the Admission chapter of the catalog and apply using the online Application for Graduate Admission. The application process is competitive, and applications are considered for the fall semester only. For application deadlines and detailed application requirements, please refer to Graduate Admissions for Nursing Programs.

The graduate certificate in nursing education may be pursued only on a part-time basis.

Certificate Requirements

Candidates must have 15 graduate credits and a minimum GPA of 3.00 in course work, with no more than 3 credits with a grade of C to earn the certificate.

View the catalog information for Nursing Education, Graduate Certificate.


For questions about the program and admissions process, contact:

Janice Lee Beverly

Cherl Oetjen


Dr. Cheryl Oetjen
Term Assistant Professor
Assistant Dean for MSN and DNP concentrations