Nursing Graduate Certificate Programs FAQ

Individuals must have a bachelor's degree in a health-related field from an accredited institution. For the Nurse Educator Certificate, individuals must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, specifically.

Students can complete a certificate program in one academic year by taking two courses in two semesters.

Yes, all courses are offered online.

No, students in this program do not qualify for financial aid.

Yes, you can take these courses as electives in your graduate program.

Yes, students can complete a certificate at the same time they're working on a master's or doctorate in nursing degree.

Yes, the final course requires a practicum of 56 hours in an area of interest within teaching or educational administration.