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Post-Master Certificate in Nursing Education and Faculty Role

Preparing the contemporary nursing professor

This online post-master's certificate is available for individuals that hold an M.S.N. degree and would like to gain further knowledge in other areas of nursing. The program can generally be completed in one year of part-time study. Transcripts will be reviewed and course work will be determined on an individual basis.

The Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing Education and Faculty prepares nurses with the skills to work as nursing educators, nursing faculty, or nursing professors in all types of nursing programs. This program has a special focus on preparing students with the required competencies to be successful on the new certified nursing educator exam. With such a severe and critical nursing faculty shortage in the United States (and even globally)—this program provides students with cutting-edge content essential for today's contemporary nurse educator.

The program integrates theories specific to adult learning, curriculum design and evaluation of courses and programs, critical thinking, both clinical and classroom techniques, and the preparation for the role of the nursing professor. This unique program even instructs students on how to teach online and use technology to teach nursing in innovative ways. The two culminating practica provide students with opportunities to put what has been learned into practice.

Key Program Features

  • Fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.
  • Quality education online through a highly interactive elearning method that is extremely convenient for working nurses.
  • Flexible scheduling of clinical experiences.
  • Special tuition plans for employees of health system partners.

A post-baccalaureate certificate is also available. This program requires no practica.

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