Post Master's Certificate in Nursing Education
The goal of this graduate certificate is to prepare nurses to teach in a variety of educational and health care settings: schools of nursing; staff development departments, and/or client education programs. Upon completion of the Post-Master's Nursing Education Graduate Certificate individuals are prepared to assume beginning faculty positions and/or assume education positions in health care institutions and/or the community.
The Certificate Program is coordinated through the Tampa campus. Didactic courses are offered online. Practicum experience locations vary.
Applicant must have an M.S. in Nursing or Health related field from a regionally accredited university.
Please visit the Graduate Certificate website to access the application. In addition, to the application forms please submit:
- Official transcripts
- A resume
- Letter of Intent
- Three letters of recommendation
Note: Application deadline is summer for students to start in fall semester.
Validation of coursework in Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Health Assessment
13 credit hours
- NGR 6713 – Foundations of Nursing Education (3)
- NGR 6710 – Teaching Strategies in Nursing Education (3)
- NGR 6718 – Evaluation Strategies in Nursing Education (3)
- NGR 6947 – Practice in Nursing Education Practicum (2)
- NGR 6940 – Classroom/Online Teaching (2)
Credit toward Graduate Degree
Time Limit for Completion of Certificate
Per University Policy, all Certificates have a five year time limit; however, the approximate time to complete the Certificate is three years.