The College of Nursing and Health Sciences prepares diverse healthcare professionals who are collaborative providers and leaders in the delivery of high quality, accessible, culturally-competent and compassionate care.

Certificate Programs

Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education

NURS 7510 Interprofessional Educator Roles & Competencies
Exploration of educational and leadership principles, theories, and strategies related to nursing education in diverse and complex health care settings.

NURS 7530 Innovations in Clinical Teaching & Evaluation
This course will explore principles, theories and practice of learning and teaching in the context of clinical health care settings.  Its purpose is twofold: to develop an informed approach to clinical teaching; and to foster an appreciation of the critical role of clinical teaching.

NURS 7540 Innovative Curriculum Development
This course applies basic and innovative concepts for education in nursing and interprofessional practice.  Emphasis is on the science of teaching/learning that includes theories and characteristics of active learning, whole brain learning and engaged learning.

NURS 7550 Using Quality Assessment & Evaluation Strategies
This course provides a broad knowledge of theories and strategies of quality measurement and evaluation as applied to nursing education and practice.

NURS 7570 Exam Construction & Analysis
This course will provide the student with knowledge to construct, implement, and analyze testing.  Identify benchmarking measures and evaluation methods.  Develop an evaluation plan based on standards.

NURS 7941 Nurse Educator Practicum for Interprofessional Practice
Synthesis of educational theories, research and strategies in applying the roles of the educator in teaching clients, students, or care providers.  Selected educational settings provide opportunities to practice the roles of the educator under guidance of qualified preceptor.

Nursing Education Certificate Program of Study