College of Nursing
Explore best practices in evidence-based teaching and learning through this flexible, online Nursing Education Certificate. In this program, you'll combine clinical expertise with nursing education to pursue career opportunities in patient education,
nursing education programs and community education.
The Nursing Education Certificate program facilitates learning through evidence-based strategies, focusing on practical nursing application and emerging practices in nursing education. This program will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to develop curricula, teaching skills and evaluation strategies. Through the certificate courses, you will also learn how to integrate technology in the classroom, clinical and online environments.
With a Nursing Education Certificate, you can broaden your career options and prepare yourself for a role in nursing education.
The nine-credit Nursing Education Certificate program consists of three required courses, each 3 semester credit hours. You can complete the certificate in one year or take as individual courses. These graduate-level credit courses are designed to
provide an additional professional development opportunity for registered nurses interested or engaged in nurse preceptor, clinical educator or academic nurse educator roles. These courses emphasize:
The optional elective, not required for the Nursing Education Certificate, offers a preceptored practicum immersion with individualized, focused learning designed for relevancy to the specific teaching practice experience, role, setting and goals.
Investing in your future is a big decision. However, becoming a fully online student at CU Denver is an affordable option with discounted tuition rates for non resident, fully online students. And of course, you will save money not having to drive to campus.
Tuition and fees are based largely on the class that you enroll in. Tuition amount assessed is determined based on which school/college is offering your class, as well as if it is an undergrad or graduate level, and finally your resident status.
Visit our tuition and financial aid page. Financial aid and scholarships are available for those who qualify.
Admission requirements and deadlines vary based on the program. In addition, you will have different requirements depending on if you are a first-time student, a transfer student or an international student.
Learn more about the admissions process by filling out the form above or contacting an Enrollment Navigator today.
NURS 7862 — Best Practices to Enhance Teaching and Learning
NURS 7864 — Evolving Nursing Education Science and Nurse Educator Roles
NURS 7865 — Outcome-Focused Curriculum Design and Program Evaluation
NURS 7863 — Immersion in Nursing Education Practicum