Post-MSN Certificate

Post-Master’s Nurse Educator Concentration

Next Start Date: Spring Term


Concentration Overview

Goldfarb offers a post-master's certificate in Nurse Educator for master's-prepared nurses who would like to begin or improve their teaching careers. The program prepares students to expand upon roles in a variety of settings by integrating prior learning with advanced discipline-specific coursework and clinical experiences. Students become skilled educators with competencies in patient education, staff development and academic education.

Concentration Highlights

Our Nurse Educator Concentration program has many benefits for students, no matter where you are in the country.

Convenient Online Classes

There’s no need to travel to campus to complete your studies. All of your courses and communication will be online and even orientation can happen virtually.

Full or Part-Time Schedule

Advance your career while you’re still working. Part-time studies could be completed in 12 months.

Personalized Practicum Experience

The final term includes active teaching and learning experiences in both the academic and clinical nursing areas. You’ll have the support and guidance of a mentor who is a master’s (or higher) prepared nurse educator in a pre-licensure nursing program.

Diverse Career Potential

Share your knowledge by teaching students in an academic setting, as well as working with patients and practicing nurses in clinical settings like hospitals and community healthcare agencies.

Prepare for Excellence

The post-MSN Nurse Educator certificate program will still accept students until the end of Fall 2021 with a final start in Spring 2022.

Students who complete the certificate are eligible to sit for National League for Nursing’s (NLN) Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) exam. The Nurse Educator role is recognized by NLN as a specialty area of practice.

Sample Course Sequence

NOTE: Courses and sequencing are subject to change.

Program Flyer
Advanced Pathophysiology for Primary Care 3
Trends, Issues and Roles in Nurse Education 3
Pharmacotherapeutics 3
Practicum I: Curriculum Development and Evaluation 3
Advanced Health Assessment (56 hours)* 3
Practicum II: Teaching Strategies and Learning Assessment 3
Practicum III: Instructional Technology in Clinical Education 3
Practicum IV: Teaching in Clinical 3

Admission Requirements

The following items are required when applying to the post master's certificate for Nurse Educator program:

  • Master's of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Current CV or resume
  • Current, unencumbered licensure RN license in the United States
  • An email with additional information regarding compliance requirements will be sent three months prior to start date.

Costs and Financial Aid

Financial Aid

We want you to be successful as you embark on the Post-Degree Certificate for Nurse Educator program. Take a look at what financial assistance options are available to you.

Tuition Costs

Earning your Post-MSN Certificate is a significant investment, and one of the most important ones you will make. Take a look at expenses or download our program cost flyer.

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