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Post-Master’s Certificates in Nursing Education (12 credits) are intended for those who have a master’s degree in nursing who wish to acquire additional knowledge for roles as a nurse educator or nurse leader.

The Post Master's Certificate graduate of the Kramer School of Nursing will function as a professional nurse, able to:  

  • Demonstrate the capacity to develop environments promoting professional, ethical and legal nursing practice. 
  • Design, implement and evaluate comprehensive programs based upon advanced theoretical knowledge that promote health, restore wellness, prevent illness and incorporate self-care activities.
  • Synthesize nursing research findings and integrate evidence based processes to develop critical thinking frameworks for problem solving and making effective clinical, educational and administrative judgments. Demonstrate leadership in the promotion of physical, mental, social and spiritual health across the life span within diverse cultures. 
  • Provide collaborative and innovative leadership to coordinate and delegate care of clients and to manage health care systems. 
  • Develop practice environments that exemplify the caring behaviors of acceptance, respect and empathy.

Coursework may begin in fall, spring or summer. Interested in applying for this program? Register to create a student account and begin your application here.

  • NURS 5203 Curriculum Development in Nursing Education
  • NURS 5222 Technology Strategies in Digital and Online Courses
  • NURS 5232 Teaching Strategies for Simulation in Nursing Education
  • NURS 5402 Teaching Strategies for Nursing Education
  • NURS 6153 Nursing Education Evaluation Strategies

Credit Hours: 12

The Post-Master’s Certificate Programs admit once a year. In order to be admitted, applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Admission to the university including resume and personal statement
  • Two letters from professional references, such as those from employees, co-workers, or nursing school faculty members who had the applicant as a student
  • One of the following if proof of English proficiency is required: An iBT TOEFL score of 80 total, a score of at least 20 on the speaking portions, and a IELTS score of 7.0 on the speaking portion and a 6.5 on the other sub-bands
  • Successful completion of a prior Master's degree in Nursing from a nationally accredited nursing program
  • Graduate cumulative GPA of 3.00 or better
  • Current, unencumbered Registered Nurse licensure

Applicants to the Post-Master’s Certificates in Nursing Education or Leadership should submit an application here

Please prepare the following items to submit:

  • Resume/CV
  • Personal statement
  • Two recommendations
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended

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