Certificate in Nursing Education
If you are completing the MN Population Health degree, you may apply for a graduate certificate in nursing education. Additional graduate certificates are available in nursing leadership and public health with additional course work.
Admission Criteria for Nursing Education Certificate
- Applicants are required to have a bachelor’s degree in nursing or a bachelor’s degree in another field AND a master’s degree in nursing from an accredited program
- Minimum GPA of 3.0
- GRE is not required
- Successful completion of a general statistics course
- Favorable recommendations regarding practice and potential for graduate work in nursing
- Students must hold a current, unencumbered RN license in each state or United States territory where practice or clinical experiences occur.
- Written goal statement congruent with program’s philosophy and focus
- Completion of a written interview
- Minimum of 1 year of nursing practice preferred
|NURS 521* OR||Nursing Education, Teaching, Learning and Evaluation||6|
|NURS 523* OR||Educational Issues and Curriculum Analysis|
|NURS 533*||Nursing Education Delivery Methods for Diversity and Interprofessional Education |
|NURS 542||Advanced Pathophysiology, Pharmacology and Assessment for Population Healthcare Professionals||4|
|NURS 583** OR||Advanced Population Internship||2|
|NURS 556||Population Health Practicum |
** Practicum courses require the completion of a minimum of 2 credits (120 hours) of experience with a preceptor who has completed a Master's degree in nursing or a related field.