About the Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing Education
Add a specialization in nursing education to your MSN degree.
Prepare to teach a new generation of nursing professionals with a 100% online certificate in nursing education from California University of Pennsylvania.
Advance your career by adding this 24-credit certificate to your Master of Science in Nursing degree. You'll learn to develop nursing education programs, teach them effectively and evaluate the results as a professional nurse educator.
Earn your post-master's certificate in just four semesters, taking online classes in spring, fall and summer. This new certificate program begins in spring 2018.
Learn nursing education practices and apply your teaching skills.
Core courses, advanced clinical practice and specialty courses get you ready to instruct nurses in an academic or healthcare setting. Develop instructional skills with courses in:
- Curriculum design and development.
- Teaching and instructional strategies.
- Assessment and evaluation methods.
Then apply your skills in nursing education with a 150-hour, preceptor-led practicum. Guided by Cal U faculty, you will design, implement and assess an educational activity within the practice setting.