Post-Master's Certificate for Nursing Education
The Post-Master's Certificate for Nursing Education is designed for nurses with a master's or doctoral degree in nursing to develop or enhance their knowledge and skills to be effectve nurse educators. This certificate includes didactic as well as clinical experiences to promote competency in the role of an educator in either academic or clinical settings.
The three-course sequence (9 semester hours) is offered in January and Spring Terms and includes a clinical residency. Upon complettion of the Post-Master's Certificate, the student will meet the educational requirements to be eligible to sit for the National League for Nursing (NLN) Certified Nurse Educator examination.
Additional NLN requirements related to teaching experience may be needed upon completion of the program.
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Leadership
The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Leadership in nursing is designed to provide nurses who have a baccalaureate degree in nursing with advanced skills and competencies to provide leadership at the point of care in the clinical setting. Those completing the certificate program will be prepared with advanced knowledge of theory application, leadership concepts, evidence based practice, health care systems and management of clinical outcomes. The five-course sequence (14 semester hours) may be completed in one calendar year. Upon completion of the post-baccalaureate certificate courses, with a grade of B or higher, students are eligible to matriculate into the Master of Science in Nursing program.
See admission requirements for Master of Science in Nursing Degree.