Students completing the Post-Master’s in Nursing Education Certificate Program are academically-prepared to take a national certification examination for Nurse Educators.

Post-Master's Nursing Education Certificate Program

Admissions Requirements

  1. Current, unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse.
  2. Official transcripts documenting completion of a master’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution.
  3. Completed application to the Graduate School.

 

Students completing the Post-Master’s in Nursing Education Certificate Program are academically-prepared to take a national certification examination for Nurse Educators. 

 

Purpose

The purpose of the nursing education certificate program is to facilitate the education of master's prepared nurses for roles as nurse educators in an academic or clinical setting. Students will receive academic credit for all courses taken in the certificate program. A grade of B or better is required to receive course credit. The certificate requires 10 semester hours of course work as described below.

 

Course Requirements

NURS 600: 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.)

Total: 10 semester hours

 

Contact 

Graduate Admissions

P.O. Box 7256

Gardner-Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC  28017

(877) 498-4723


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Post Master's Nursing Education Certificate Program


  • Program Length: 10 semester hours taken over 2 semesters 
  • Related SOCs: 25-1072 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Post-Secondary
  • Total Tuition and Required Fees for the Entire Program: $3,863.00 
    • Graduate Tuition (2011-12): $350.00 for 10 semester hours = $3,500.00 
    • Online Learning Technology Fee: ($25.00 per course) for four courses = $100.00
    • Nursing Liability Fee: $13.00
  • Total Estimated Cost for Books and Supplies: $675.00 
  • Room and Board: N/A 
  • On-Time Graduation Rate for Completers: 100% 
  • Job Placement Rate: Students seeking certification are concurrently employed within the Medical and Health Services field. 
  • Median Loan Debt: Pursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicly disclose loan debt information. 
Contact

School of Nursing

P.O. Box 7308

Boiling Springs, NC  28017

Phone: (704) 406-4360