University of Texas at El Paso Academic Catalog

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Post-Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education

The Post-Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education is designed for nurses who have already earned a Master of Science Degree in Nursing and seek further preparation in nursing education. The online program prepares students to work as nursing educators in schools of nursing, staff development or continuing education. The focus is on the development and enhancement of educator competencies in teaching, assessment of learning, and curriculum development.

Admission Requirements

  • Valid, unencumbered Registered Nurse license
  • MSN degree from an accredited college or university in the United States or equivalent education at a foreign institution
  • Current resume/CV
  • Goal statement

All four of the certificate courses must be completed with a grade of B or better for the certificate to be conferred. 

Degree Plan

Required Credits: 12

Post-Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education
Nurse Educator Certificate (All courses require a grade of B or better)
Required Courses:
NURS 5347Effective Teach Strat Nurs Edu3
NURS 5348Eval of Learning in Nurs Edu3
NURS 5345Curriculum Develop in Nurs Ed3
NURS 5374Nurs Educ Mentored Experience3
Total Hours12