Graduate Certificate Curriculum

Students in the Graduate Certificate Programs complete the theory courses specific to nursing education or nursing informatics.

An optional practicum experience may also be completed to obtain hands-on experience in the field.

Program Details

Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education

Through the program, students gain knowledge and skills in the areas of educational theory, instructional methods, assessment and evaluation of learning and curriculum development.

National certification exams are available to graduates in select specialties. For more information about national certification in nursing education, visit www.nln.org/certification.

Semesters: 2.5 fulltime with practicum (15 credit hours)
2 fulltime without practicum (12 credit hours)

 Courses for Nursing Education Certificate

 Course Number

 Course Title

 Credits

 NR-525

 Theoretical Foundations and Instructional Strategies in Teaching  and Learning

 3

 NR-526

 Advanced Pathophysiology, Health Assessment and  Pharmacology for Nurse Educators

 3

 NR-523

 Assessment & Evaluation Techniques in Education

 3

 NR-524

 Curriculum Development

 3

 Optional Nursing Education Practicum

 Course Number

 Course Title

 Credits

 NR-620

 Education Practicum

 3

Graduate Certificate in Nursing Informatics

In the Graduate Certificate in Nursing Informatics program, students gain knowledge and skills in the practice of nursing informatics, management of healthcare data and information, and the use of data to inform decisions to improve processes and outcomes in healthcare settings.

National certification exams are available to graduates in select specialties. For more information about national certification in nursing informatics, visit nursecredentialing.org/certification

Semesters: 2.5 fulltime with practicums (15 credit hours)
1.5 fulltime without practicum (9 credit hours)

 Courses for Nursing Informatics Certificate

 Course Number

 Course Title

 Credits

 NR-541

 Practice of Nursing Informatics

 3

 NR-542

 Managing Data & Information

 3

 NR-543

 Information Workflow in Healthcare

 3

 Optional Nursing Informatics Practicums

 Course Number

 Course Title

 Credits

 NR-640

 Informatics Nurse Specialist Practicum I

 3

 NR-641

 Informatics Nurse Specialist Practicum II

 3



To read the full course descriptions, view our academic catalog.

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