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Certificate in Nursing Education

Admission Requirements

  • A master's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation.
  • An interview with the director of the graduate program or his/her designee.

Students must consult with an adviser in the Nursing Program before starting their certificate program. During their first semester, matriculated students are required to plan their program with an adviser. All students must complete the 12-credit curriculum with a cumulative index of 3.0 or better.


The Certificate in Nursing Education program consists of a sequence of three courses for a total of 12 credits as listed below:

NUR 756: The Nurse's Role in Professional Development. 3 hours, 3 credits.

NUR 749: Nursing Practice: Synthesis and Application. 2 hours, lecture; 8 hours, lab, 6 credits.

NUR 730: Nursing Informatics. 3 hours, 3 credits.

Last modified: 8/4/2015