University of Detroit Mercy

McAuley School of Nursing

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nursing Education


UDM School of Dentistry

4001 W. McNichols Rd.

Detroit, MI 48226

United States


(313) 993-2443


(313) 993-1271

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Nursing Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Nurse Educator Certificate Program at the University of Detroit Mercy provides qualified nurses with the opportunity to learn the principles and practice of education for the preparation of individuals for nursing careers. The certificate program includes learning in the areas of curriculum development and evaluation, course design, teaching/learning methodologies, and assessment of student learning, in classroom and clinical settings. Nurses considering teaching in a nursing education program will benefit from studying the art and science of education, which is designed to promote the ability of nurses to facilitate others in learning the art and science of nursing. Credits earned in this certificate program may be applied toward the Master’s degree in Nursing Education with a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Health. Year 1 - Fall Credits •NUR 5850 Curriculum Development in Nursing Education (3 cr.) Year 1- Winter •NUR 5790 Nursing Program Planning & Evaluation (3 cr.) Year 2 - Fall •NUR 5780 Nursing Curriculum and Instruction in Adult Education (3 cr.) Year 2 - Winter •NUR 5860 Instructional Methods (3 cr.) •NUR 5960 Teaching Practicum (2 cr.) TOTAL 14 CREDITS


Undergraduate and graduate programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Questions or comments on accreditation can be directly forwarded to: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530 Washington, DC 20036-1120 202-887-6791 202-887-8476

International Student Requirements:

All course work completed outside the U.S. and Canada must be formally evaluated by either the World Education Services or the Educational Credential Evaluators. A course-by-course/detailed evaluation report is required by the University of Detroit Mercy. Official evaluation results are to be mailed from the agency to the following address: University of Detroit Mercy, Admissions Office, 4001 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit, MI 48221-3038

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 14

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): Please see website USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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