September 2018 Graduate Catalog 
    Jan 26, 2021  
September 2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Post Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education (PMCNE)

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Program Description

This online post master’s certificate in nursing will provide students with the academic knowledge, skills, and expertise to become nurse educators in diverse healthcare and academic environments. Graduates will be prepared to apply for the certified nurse educator examination. Courses consist of specialty concentration courses, and a practicum course. This program is for licensed registered nurses (active, unrestricted license) who have a master’s of science in nursing degree and are interested in advancing their careers to become nurse educators.

Nursing Education Program Outlines

Upon completion of their program, the student should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate critical thinking and decision making when planning, implementing, and evaluating strategies to guide an educational system toward successful outcomes.
  2. Analyze the impact of ethical and legal principles on the planning and delivery of educational programs in carried populations.
  3. Critique educational delivery and evaluation strategies for application across culturally and age-diverse populations in selected educational settings.
  4. Articulate a personal philosophy and framework acknowledging professional and accrediting agency competencies relating to the role and scope of practice of the nurse educator.
  5. Implement the role of the nurse educator in a selected educational setting.

Potential Occupational 

Potential occupational titles for this program include, but are not limited to postsecondary nursing instructor/teacher and registered nurse.

 Program Content

A minimum of 16.00 semester credit hours is required for completion of the certificate.

Required Courses in Nursing Education Certificate program (Including Graduate Practicum)

16.00 semester credit hours are required (NU 621, NU510 and NU 634 will be required if not completed successfully with the prior Master of Science in Nursing degree.

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