Use your skills to educate others

Have you ever thought you’d like to teach nursing students? Do you already have your master’s degree in nursing? If the answer to both of those questions is yes, Concordia has the perfect program for you! Take your nursing knowledge to a new level with our post-master’s Nurse Educator Certificate, which provides the foundation and skills necessary for you to teach in a nursing education program or teach peers in a healthcare setting.

Total Cost$500
Sample Careers
  • Health Educator
  • Nursing Instructor
  • Nurse Specialist

Provides you the education you need to educate others

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Program Overview

You’ve had a lot of nursing education. Have you ever thought about educating others? With our Nurse Educator Certificate, you can. Complete our flexible, self-paced, and interactive online program in 4-6 weeks. Get real-time mentoring from qualified nurse educators who will help you take what you've learned and apply it to teaching others. Best of all, our courses are built upon a Christian foundation. When you’re finished, you’ll have demonstrated your excellence in the science of educating nursing students and staff.

What to Expect

In this program you’ll analyze current and emerging principles in the education of adult learners and study critical challenges and opportunities in nursing education. This certificate is broken down into eight content area modules. When you complete a module, you earn a badge. These badges show your competence in those various areas of nurse education, and can be shared as credential badges on LinkedIn. The eight areas of study are:

  1. Facilitate Learning
  2. Facilitate Learner Development and Socialization
  3. Use Assessment and Evaluation Strategies
  4. Participate in Curriculum Design and Evaluation of Program Outcomes
  5. Function as Change Agent and Leader
  6. Pursue Continuous Quality Improvement in the Nurse Educator Role
  7. Engage in Scholarship
  8. Function within the Educational Environment
Licensure / Certifications
Students who successfully complete Concordia's Nurse Educator Certificate will be well-prepared to teach nursing students and staff.

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