Gardner-Webb University

Gayle Bolt Price School of Graduate Studies

Post Master's Nursing Education Certificate



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Post Master's Nursing Education Certificate

Format: Online

Program Description:

The purpose of the nursing education certificate program is to facilitate the education of master's prepared nurses for roles as nurse educators in an academic or clinical setting. Students will receive academic credit for all courses taken in the certificate program. A grade of B or better is required to receive course credit. Students completing the Post Master's in Nursing Education Certificate program are academically prepared to take a national certification examination for Nurse Educators. The certificate program requires 10 hours of course work. Course Requirements NURS 600 Nurse Educator 3 hrs. NURS 601 Curriculum Theory and Application 3 hrs. NURS 602 Instructional and Evaluation Strategies 3 hrs. These courses are currently offered at the Statesville and Boiling Springs sites during spring and summer semesters. Independent study (NURS 608) allows the student an opportunity to design and implement an educational program/project.


Gardner-Webb University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The Nursing programs are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 10

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 375 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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