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Education Concentration Certificate

The Nursing Education certificate program is designed for nursing professionals who want to be better prepared to teach clients, staff and students. It provides students with additional preparation in educational principles and theory to support in their teaching roles. Courses focus on areas such as planning education programs or courses, teaching strategies and interpersonal competency in communication with others.

The Post-Master’s Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education requires completion of five 3-credit courses totaling 15 credits:

  • NRS 640 Curriculum and Instruction in Nursing
  • NRS 650 Advanced Clinical Applications for Nurse Educators 1
  • NRS 655 Advanced Clinical Applications for Nurse Educators 2
  • NRS 675 Teaching Methodologies in Nursing Education
  • NRS 735 Nursing Practicum



Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all of the following requirements for admission to the Post-Master’s Nursing Graduate Certificate Program:

1. Provide evidence of a completion of a Master’s degree from a nursing program accredited by a national nursing accreditation body with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The cumulative grade point average is computed on the highest degree held at the time of application to the Edgewood College graduate program.

2. Complete and submit graduate application (including $30 fee) to Graduate and Professional Studies Admissions.

3. Request that official transcripts for all graduate academic credits received from any post-secondary institutions be sent directly to Graduate and Professional Studies Admissions.

4. Current license as a registered professional nurse.

5. Minimum of one-year full time experience as a registered nurse or equivalent.