The Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate Program is available to all students who are enrolled in MN, MS, DNP, PhD, or those who have already received a graduate degree. Students who complete the Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate Program are eligible for nurse educator certification through the National League for Nursing after two years of full-time employment in an academic faculty role within the previous five years at the time of application of certification.
- Offer best practice models of how various pedagogies can be used to meet special challenges of a practice-based science.
- Showcase faculty and staff expertise in instructional methods as venues for certificate student learning and analysis.
- Incorporate interdisciplinary instructional and methodological perspectives into the role of educator.
- Offer a mentored capstone opportunity to synthesize knowledge and methods as an educator.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Analyze and apply or adopt best practice models of pedagogies to a population of learners in an academic or clinical setting.
- Develop expertise in an instructional methodology.
- Incorporate an interdisciplinary perspective into an educator role.
- Synthesize a role as educator through a mentored educator experience.
Terri Simpson, Director of Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate Program
Dept. of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems