Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing Education


Degrees offered



Main Campus

The Post-MSN Nursing Education Certificate program concentrates on developing increased knowledge and skills in a specific area of content for nurses who educate professional nurses in a variety of settings, including classrooms, clinics, simulation sites, laboratories and other learning environments.

Student Outcomes

As a student in this program, you will be able to:

  1. Explore the role of nurse educator through a caring science lens.
  2. Combine clinical expertise with nursing education to pursue career opportunities in academic, clinical, and community settings.
  3. Gain the skills and knowledge required to facilitate learning through curriculum design, teaching, evaluation and advisement.
  4. Complete a mentored practicum experience examining the educator role, utilizing principles of teaching and learning, implementing educational assessment and evaluating strategies.


Required Courses

NUR-512 Trends in Nursing Education and Policy (3)
NUR-513 Nursing Curriculum Development and Evaluation Grounded in Caring (3)
NUR-605 Teaching in Nursing Education Seminar and Practicum (3)
EDU-556 Technology for Instruction and Management (3)

Total Credits: 12


This 12 credit Post-MSN Certificate in Nursing Education program is available to students already holding a MSN, DNP, or PhD or currently enrolled in a MSN program at NDMU.