Certificate in Nurse Educator

Columbus State University
Degree Level Certificate
Total Credit Hours 15
Per Credit Hour Cost $210.00
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Program Description

The Nurse Educator certificate program applicants must have an earned master's degree in nursing from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program. The certificate may be earned in a minimum of 2 semesters. Internet access is required as all of the coursework is provided online. The concentration of study will focus on preparing nurses to facilitate learning in various environments through the application of knowledge in instructional design, curriculum development, technology utilization, and evaluation of learning. Although the educator courses will be taught online the transitioning into the educator role course will require one-on-one shadowing with experienced nursing faculty in the community in which the student resides.

Admission Requirements:

Must have an earned master's degree in nursing from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program. Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (regular admission) or 2.75 (provisional admission) Current unrestricted licensure to practice as a registered nurse (RN) in the United States and evidence of licensure in the state in which the practice will occur. 3 Professional letters of reference Required courses:

NURS 6110, Principles of Education in Nursing, (3-0-3) NURS 6220, Effective Teaching/Learning Strategies, (3-0-3) NURS 6330 Evaluation of Learning (3-0-3) NURS 6440, Curriculum Development, (3-0-3) NURS 6550, Transitioning/Nurse Educator Role, (0-9-3)

Admissions Information

Must have an earned master's degree in nursing from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program. Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (regular admission) or 2.75 (provisional admission) Current unrestricted licensure to practice as a registered nurse (RN) in the United States and evidence of licensure in the state in which the practice will occur. 3 Professional letters of reference

General Requirements A baccalaureate or master degree from a college or university accredited by one of the regional accrediting associations Application + $50 non-refundable application fee (apply online or print form (PDF)) Certificate of Immunization (PDF) Official transcript from each college and university attended Test scores from the GRE, GMAT, MAT or other standardized test as required by the individual degree program Verification and proof of Lawful Presence