Graduate Nursing Certificate in Nursing Education ONLINE

Prepare for healthcare teaching roles in a variety of settings in as few as 8 months.

10/3/22 Next Apply Date
10/10/22 Start Class
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Program Overview

A closer look at our Graduate Nursing Certificate in Nursing Education

$4,444.80* Total Tuition
As few as 8 - 12 months Program Duration
12 Credit Hours

Ready to teach? You can complete this Graduate Nursing Certificate in Nursing Education in as few as eight months and prepare to move into instructional roles. This ACEN-accredited program combines curriculum development with innovative teaching methods and gives you the ability to successfully teach in community, hospital, clinical or classroom settings.

In this graduate certificate nursing program, you will learn about the educational theories, principles and practices that support assessment, measurement and evaluation in nursing education, as well as the practical development of a portfolio and goal setting. Coursework also includes developing the nurse educator role at the advanced practice level, curriculum development and learning to create successful learning environments according to individual needs.

You will learn from experienced, committed faculty–in fact, the academic coach is a master’s-prepared practicing nurse. Coursework for this affordable RN to MSN program is aligned with the core competencies set by the National League for Nursing (NLN). No GRE is required for this certificate.

In this online nursing education certificate program, you will:

  • Apply leadership strategies to contribute to the ongoing development of the profession of nursing and nursing education
  • Apply theories of education and related sciences to the development and evaluation of nursing and healthcare curricula
  • Design curriculum based on sound educational principles, theory and research
  • Facilitate learning of individuals and groups using theories of education, nursing, testing and evaluation
  • Apply strategies that recognize multicultural factors in teaching and learning
  • Integrate technology into curriculum
  • Analyze trends in healthcare and nursing education and their impact on the profession of nursing, nursing education and the delivery of patient care
  • Apply leadership strategies to contribute to the ongoing development of the profession of nursing and nursing education
  • Apply theories of education and related sciences to the development and evaluation of nursing and healthcare curricula
  • Design curriculum based on sound educational principles, theory and research
  • Facilitate learning of individuals and groups using theories of education, nursing, testing and evaluation
  • Apply strategies that recognize multicultural factors in teaching and learning
  • Integrate technology into curriculum
  • Analyze trends in healthcare and nursing education and their impact on the profession of nursing, nursing education and the delivery of patient care
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The baccalaureate degree, master’s degree and certificate programs in nursing at Northeastern State University, located in Tahlequah, OK, are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Contact ACEN by mail at 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, by phone at 404-975-5000 or visit acenursing.org.

Also available:

Northeastern State University offers a variety of nursing programs online. Check out our other nursing online programs.

$4,444.80* Total Tuition
As few as 8 - 12 months Program Duration
12 Credit Hours
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Tuition and Fees

Our programs are extremely affordable

Tuition for the Graduate Nursing Certificate in Nursing Education online is priced with the working student in mind. For convenience, you can pay by the course. Financial aid may also be available for students who qualify.

Tuition breakdown:

$4,444.80* In-state tuition
$370.40* In-state per credit hour

Tuition breakdown:

$4,444.80* In-state tuition
$370.40* In-state per credit hour

Calendar

Start when you're ready

With six start dates throughout the year, you can start your program when it’s right for you. Peruse the NSU schedule below for deadlines.

Now enrolling:

10/3/22 Apply Date
10/10/22 Class Starts
SessionCourse StartApp DeadlineDoc DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineCourse End Date
Summer 26/27/226/20/226/20/226/22/226/27/228/11/22
Fall 18/15/228/8/228/8/228/10/228/15/229/30/22
Fall 210/10/2210/3/2210/3/2210/5/2210/10/2212/2/22
Spring 11/9/231/2/231/2/231/4/231/9/232/24/23
Spring 23/6/232/27/232/27/233/1/233/6/234/28/23

Now enrolling:

10/3/22 Next Application Due Date
10/10/22 Start Classes

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Admissions

Requirements for this online Graduate Nursing Certificate in Nursing Education

Applicants to the Graduate Nursing Certificate in Nursing Education must have:

Admission Requirements:

  • A current, unencumbered RN license
  • A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a nationally accredited nursing program (ACEN, NEA, or CCNE) and regionally accredited college or university
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA in undergraduate coursework or 3.0 GPA in nursing coursework

  • A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a nationally accredited nursing program (ACEN, NEA, or CCNE)
  • Completion of an approved statistics and nursing research course with grades of “C” or better
  • A current, unencumbered RN license
  • Formal admission to Northeastern State University and the Graduate College by submitting an application and official transcripts to the Graduate College
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in all undergraduate coursework attempted or a 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale in the nursing major of the bachelor’s degree

To participate in this online program, students must be a resident of NC-SARA state.

Courses

Coursework for the online Graduate Nursing Certificate in Nursing Education curriculum

Students in the Graduate Nursing Certificate in Nursing Education online program at Northeastern State University must complete a total of 12 credit hours.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Major components in developing the nurse educator role at the advanced practice level are evaluated. A nurse educator role portfolio is initiated, with two year goals identified.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will learn about the traditional and contemporary considerations for curriculum planning and design as applied to nursing education. An emphasis is placed on curriculum designs in a variety of settings and/or levels of education.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will learn about the educational theories, principles and practices that support assessment, measurement and evaluation in nursing education.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will learn how to create successful learning environments, including responsiveness to individual student and staff characteristics and learning needs. Additional focus includes technology and informatics applications that support learning in classroom, distance, online, skills lab, simulation, clinical education, and healthcare systems practice sites.

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