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Post-Master's Nurse Educator Certificate
  • Providing care means providing leadership, too. Lead on.

    If you are a master's-prepared nurse and are looking to broaden your career opportunities, Capital University's post-master's certificate program is for you.
    It has been designed to prepare advanced nurses for teaching positions in collegiate and health care settings.

    • Four semesters in length (16 months)
    • Part-time study; one course per semester


    The program gives you the essential knowledge and skills you need to succeed in:

    • Classroom and clinical instruction Curriculum development
    • Student evaluation
    • Use of technology in education


    You can specialize in collegiate education, staff development, or continuing education. Learning experiences include both theory and concept development as well as praxis in teaching.


    The program curriculum consists of four graduate-level courses for a total of 12 semester credits, and last for 16 months.


    For admission to the certificate program, we require:

    • A master's degree in nursing or a related health field from an NLN- or CCNE-accredited program
    • Current unrestricted, unencumbered Ohio RN license
    • A completed application (PDF)
    • Your official college transcripts, both undergraduate and graduate
    • Two written professional references with our reference form (PDF)

    Program Costs

    The 2011-2012 post-master's nursing in education certification program is $455 per semester credit hour.

    There is a non-refundable application fee of $25.

    Contact Jay Schlater at for more information about the nursing education certificate.