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.
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.
Didactic 1 credit hour = 15 contact hours
Clinical 1 credit hour* = 60 clinical contact hours
Total contact hours =405
|Course||Credit Hours||Didactic Contact Hours||Clinical Contact Hours|
|NURS 5549 Trends, Issues and Roles in Practice Education||3||45||-|
|NURS 5550 Practicum I: Curriculum Development and Evaluation *||3||30||60|
|NURS 5520 Practicum II: Teaching Strategies and Learning Assessment *||3||30||60|
|NURS 5530 Practicum III: Instructional Technology in Education *||3||30||60|
|NURS 5551 Practicum IV: Teaching in Clinical *||3||30||60|
The following items are required when applying to the post master's certificate for Nurse Educator program:
- MSN from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
- Transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended
- Cumulative GPA from graduate work 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
- Unencumbered/unrestricted RN License to practice in Missouri
- Two Professional references from individuals who can address academic skills including oral and written communication skills and clinical competence
- Current CV or Resume
- A personal statement of personal attributes and experiences that will help you be successful in this program
The Admissions Department may provide a 10-year forgiveness for cumulative GPA calculation. The student should submit a petition for forgiveness of prior grades to the Admissions Department.
Costs and 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.
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