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Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education

About the Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education

The Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education will enhance your Master of Science in Nursing degree by equipping you to teach in healthcare or education settings. Adding to your advanced practice nursing skills, you will gain core knowledge in curriculum design, evidence-based teaching and learning strategies, and assessment and evaluation strategies for education.

Highlights of the Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education

Speed to completion — Completed in four seven-week online courses; can be completed in just two semesters

Flexible to your goals — Offered as a stand-alone program for M.S.N. prepared nurses or as an add-on to Cedarville’s M.S.N. family nurse practitioner area of focus

Outcomes

You will be prepared to teach in healthcare or education settings as a nurse education, staff educator, clinical faculty member, or continuing education provider.

Cedarville nursing student works with pediatric patient

Cedarville University named a top Ohio nursing school

Cedarville's School of Nursing stands out thanks to mid-career earnings, emphasis on nursing care, and low median loan debt.

Preparing Nurse Educators

Cedarville's M.S.N. Nurse Educator program and Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education will equip you to be a wise, knowledgeable nurse educator in a variety of settings.

Program Faculty

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Angelia Mickle, D.N.P., RN, APRN, FNP-C, CEN

Dean, Associate Professor of Nursing

  • Location HSC 318 C
  • Phone 937-766-7720
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Becka Wagner, Ed.D., RN, CNE

Coordinator of the Nurse Educator (NE) focus area, Assistant Professor of Nursing

  • Location HSC 328
  • Phone 937-766-7723
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Curriculum

You will take four three-credit courses to complete the certificate.
  • Assessment and Evaluation for Nursing Educators
  • Curriculum Design and Development for Nurse Educators
  • Foundations of Nursing Education
  • Teaching and Learning Strategies for Nurse Educators
View Curriculum Plan and Catalog