Certificate in Nursing Education (Post-Master's)

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Program Overview

The Certificate in Nursing Education makes it possible for nurses who have previously earned an MSN to gain valuable academic skills in instructional theory and nursing education pedagogy that will support potential nursing employment decisions. The program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Rd., N.E., Suite 850, Atlanta, GA, 30326, (404) 975-5000.

Program Requirements

The Certificate in Nursing Education program requires 14 semester hours in specified subjects. The coursework is taken at Bradley University. 

Required Courses

NUR 660 Seminar in Nursing Education
NUR 661 Nursing Education Practicum I
NUR 662 Nursing Education Practicum II
ETE 651 Curriculum Theory & Development
OR ETE 655 Instructional Theory

Faculty Research Interests

Details about individual faculty and their interests can be found on the Department of Nursing web site.

Admission Requirements

The certificate program is an option for nurses who have an earned MSN, a current RN license or eligibility for license in the State of Illinois, and have met the stated admission requirements for the Graduate School certificate programs.

Department Contact Information

Department Chair
Dr. Cindy Brubaker, (309) 677-2547, cindyb@fsmail.bradley.edu

Graduate Program Coordinator
Dr. Deb Erickson, (309) 677-4974, erickson@fsmail.bradley.edu

Department Secretary
Anna Estes, (309) 677-2530, akestes@fsmail.bradley.edu