By completing the Post-Baccalaureate Nursing Education Certificate Program, you will be academically prepared to take a national certification examination for Nurse Educators.

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By completing the Post-Baccalaureate Nursing Education Certificate, you will meet the 10 credit hours of graduate education courses requirement to teach in pre-licensure nursing programs.

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The purpose of the Post-Baccalaureate Nursing Education Certificate Program is to allow students to meet the North Carolina Board of Nursing requirement for nurse educators teaching in pre-licensure programs.

Students must meet all requirements for admission to the Master of Science in Nursing Program. Students will receive academic credit for courses taken with a grade of B or better, which may be applied toward their MSN Degree.

Course Requirements

NURS 600: The Nurse Educator (3 hrs.)
NURS 601: Curriculum Theory and Application (3 hrs.)
NURS 602: Instructional and Evaluation Strategies (3 hrs.)
NURS 616: Advanced Nursing Specialty Practicum (1 hr.)

Additional information, including descriptions of specific courses and their corresponding credit hours, is available in the Academic Catalog.

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