Sep 19, 2020  
2020-21 NSU Graduate Catalog 
2020-21 NSU Graduate Catalog

Nursing Education Certificate

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OSRHE Program Code: 169

CIP Code: 513813

Certificate Code: 7891

Master of Science in Nursing Embedded Certificate


The Nursing Education Certificate program is designed for people interested in Nursing Education including nurses working in the clinical area who are in staff development or patient education or who wish to transition or enter into an academic setting.  The certificate program can be completed online in less than 2 semesters.  The curriculum is 12 credit hours.  Among the topics covered are curricular design, instructional and teaching modalities, assessment and evaluation, and nurse educator role development. 

Recommended steps for completing the Nursing Education Certificate:

  1. Evidence of current unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse
  2. A bachelor’s degree

Certificate program must be completed within a timeframe of two (2) years. 

At least 25 percent of the coursework applied to this embedded certificate must be satisfactorily completed at NSU.

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