Post Master's Nursing Educators Certificate

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Shape the next wave of healthcare professionals

Gain the skills you need to pursue a role in nursing education through a Post Master’s Nursing Educators Certificate. Upon completion of this certificate, nurses with graduate degrees (or higher) and designated teaching experience will be educationally prepared to sit for the National League of Nursing (NLN) Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) exam.

In this certificate program, you’ll prepare to:

  • Take on leadership and faculty roles in a variety of educational settings
  • Evaluate and design curriculum
  • Facilitate engaged learning
  • Translate current scholarship and research to promote evidence-based practice
  • Design and deliver evidence-based clinical prevention and population care

You can complete your certificate online in as little as 9 months by taking just one 6-week course at a time, so you can balance work and life on the path to your graduate certificate.

Course length:

6 weeks

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Requirements and prerequisites

You’ll need 18 credits to complete this certificate program. Credits can be earned through required courses and may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

Curriculum alignment

This is just one more way a University of Phoenix® Nursing Educators certificate can help you develop the skills you’ll need in the world of nursing.

Core courses

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Practicum I nsg516ed
Program And Course Development nsg531
Innovative Curriculum Design nsg532
Educational Assessment And Evaluation nsg533
Facilitating Engaged Learning nsg534
Practicum II nsg517ed

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What sets us apart?

When you choose our Post Master's Nursing Educators Certificate, you can:

Lock in your tuition

We promise you’ll keep the same affordable tuition until you graduate from your program. Count on tuition to be as dependable as your education.

Learn on your schedule

Designed to fit into the lives of busy working adults, our Post Master's Nursing Educators Certificate can be completed in short, manageable, 6-week courses.

Prepare for certification

Upon completion of this certificate, eligible nurses will be prepared to sit for the National League of Nursing (NLN) Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) exam.

Take the next step

It’s time to let your education prepare you for the next phase of your career. You’ve got the will. And, by taking one course at a time toward a Post Master's Nursing Educators Certificate, you’ve got the way.

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