Saint Xavier University

Nurse Educator Certificate


3700 West 103rd Street

Chicago, IL 60655

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Nurse Educator Certificate

Format: Online

Program Description:

Saint Xavier's innovative online Nurse Educator post-master's certificate program provides MSN graduates with the opportunity to work toward becoming a Certified Nurse Educator through experiential learning as well as rigorous classroom practice. Adding this component to your nursing resume can offer you greater career flexibility and the chance to pass on your hard-won knowledge to future generations of nurses.

The Nurse Educator certificate program covers teaching techniques specific to the nursing context and how to adapt them to different settings—such as public health classes, hospitals, and schools of nursing. You'll hone your teaching skills by preparing, presenting and evaluating actual classes during a guided practicum, giving you valuable hands-on experience. The curriculum also covers topics including:

•    Educational theory for adult learners
•    Curriculum design
•    Curriculum evaluation
•    Lesson planning
•    How to create course objectives
•    Student evaluation techniques


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Eligibility Requirements:

Student must have an MSN degree or be enrolled in an MSN program at SXU in order to qualify to enroll into the certificate program.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: We offer a variety of federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs. Each program has specific student eligibility requirements. In general, students must be formally enrolled as degree-seeking and for a minimum number of credit hours.

Locale: Large City

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