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Nursing Education Graduate Certificate Program (Non-Degree) – Courses & Requirements

This certificate is designed to provide master's and doctorate-prepared nurses with advanced knowledge in nursing education for academic or practice settings. The courses are all online, and 9 credit hours of graduate level course work must be completed to earn the certificate. Students must complete the coursework with a grade of "B" or better.

Course of Study (9 Credit Hours)

*** Please note that the description, required credit hours and course list shown here reflect approved changes that will appear in our 2018-19 Graduate Catalog. If you begin the program before Fall 2018, you can later work with the Program Coordinator on a Change of Term Request to have your studies be completed under this updated version of the program. ***

You will complete three of the courses below. To establish the best course of study for your progress through the certificate, contact the Program Coordinator.

For an example of upcoming courses, visit the Current Program Students page.

NURS 632 Clinical Instruction and Precepting in Nursing (3)

NURS 741 Evidence-Based Teaching (3)

NURS 760 Advanced Nursing Curriculum Design and Program Evaluation (3)

NURS 780 The Professorial Role in Nursing Education (3)

PSY 681 Cognition and Instruction I (3)


For full details, see the official program listing in the UNC Graduate Catalog.

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Credits Required:
Time to Completion:
Varies, see Courses & Requirements
$605/credit hour

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Program Coordinator:

Jeanette McNeill, DrPH, RN, MSN, CNE, ANEF


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