Nursing Education Graduate Certificate Program (Non-Degree)

College of Natural and Health Sciences

Certificate Requirements — 12 Credits

The Certificate in Nursing Education is designed to provide bachelor's, master's and doctorate-prepared nurses with advanced knowledge in nursing education for academic or practice settings. The courses are all online. Selections are tailored to meet student needs. Students must complete each course with a grade of "B" or better.

Applicants must have a BSN and have/maintain an unencumbered RN license. Application materials are available on the UNC School of Nursing home page at http://www.unco.edu/nhs/nursing. If not currently enrolled in a nursing program at UNC, students must be admitted by the Graduate School and by the School of Nursing before enrolling in courses. Completed applications are submitted electronically and will be considered on an open schedule.

The Certificate in Nursing Education consists of 12 credit hours.

Certificate Requirements

Take four of the following courses:

NURS 521Clinical Instruction and Precepting in Nursing

3

NURS 631Teaching Strategies for Practice and Academic Settings

3

or

NURS 741Evidence-Based Teaching

3

NURS 695Advanced Academic Nursing Roles

3

or

NURS 780The Professorial Role in Nursing Education

3

NURS 661Planning and Evaluating Education in Practice and Academic Settings

3

or

NURS 760Advanced Nursing Curriculum Design and Program Evaluation

3

PSY 681Cognition and Instruction I

3