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Graduate Catalog | 2023-2024 
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Nursing: Nurse Educator, Graduate Certificate

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**This is a Distance Education program.**

The Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education is designed to prepare nurses who have a BSN or MSN to become educational leaders in academic and clinical settings. This certificate consists of four courses, for a total of twelve semester hours and can be completed within one calendar year. The Graduate Certificate provides students with the coursework needed to enhance the student’s professional teaching skills.

Admission Requirements

  1. BSN or Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from a college or university accredited by an accepted accrediting body
  2. Current unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse
  3. An essay (statement of purpose) in application packet that includes a description of a selected area of specialization in nursing practice. It is expected that the student will develop a portfolio demonstrating expertise in a specialization during this program of study.
  4. Three letters of professional recommendation
  5. GRE or MAT is not required for certificate program

Certificate Requirements

Additional Requirements

  1. A total of 180 hours of supervised teaching experience, individually arranged, is required
  2. Access to computer within minimum requirements for online courses. Current minimum computer hardware specifications are listed by Distance Education online at distanceed.uncc.edu.

Certificate Total = 12 Credit Hours

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