Nurse Educator Certificate

Nurse Educator Certificate

If teaching nurses is part of your job or part of your plans, learning about program development, assessment, evaluation, and other aspects of the educational process helps.

Our graduate Nurse Educator Certificate is a cost-effective, fully online program that enhances the skills of practicing nurses so they can succeed in teaching roles. The program prepares you to:

  • Facilitate learning
  • Facilitate learner development and socialization
  • Use assessment and evaluation strategies effectively
  • Participate in curriculum design and evaluation of program outcomes
  • Pursue continuous quality improvement in the nurse educator role
  • Function within the educational environment

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This program of courses will provide educators with specialty preparation required for the National League for Nursing (NLN) examination for Certification as a Nurse Educator (CNE). Educators must meet additional eligibility requirements as outlined on the NLN certification website.

State Regulations

As a result of state boards of nursing and the DOE Higher Education regulation changes, the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing will no longer be accepting applications for our online Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education from students residing in the following states:

  • District of Columbia
  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • Oregon
  • Tennessee

For More Information

Contact the Office of Student Affairs at or (513) 558-3600.