May 30, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2022 - 2023 
Graduate Catalog 2022 - 2023

Nursing Education, Graduate Certificate

Pending final approval


Maureen M. Mitchell, EdD, RN, Graduate Program Director


The graduate certificate program in nursing education allows nurses with existing baccalaureate or master’s degrees in nursing to acquire the skills and competencies needed for the teaching and clinical supervision of nursing students. The program is designed to prepare graduates to be clinical faculty members in schools of nursing or staff development instructors in health care or related facilities. The program concentrates on curriculum design and development, instructional design, use of technology in the classroom, clinical teaching, faculty and student roles, and the supervision and evaluation in clinical areas.

Admission Information

Students must hold either a baccalaureate or master’s degree in nursing and have a current license to practice nursing in the Applicant’s U.S. state of residence.  Applicants must meet the graduate certificate admission requirements  detailed in the Admissions section of this Catalog. Application materials should be submitted to Campus 411 All-in-One.

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Certificate Requirements

Individuals who successfully complete the following 12 hours of nursing education coursework and practicum experiences with a grade of B or better are eligible to receive the Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education granted by the University.