Nursing Education Certificate

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The Post Master's Nurse Educator Certificate is for nurses who hold a Master's degree or Doctoral degree in Nursing and will prepare them for an academic nursing role. 

Admission Requirements

  1. Submission of a FGCU Post-Baccalaureate Non-Degree Application to the Office of Graduate Admissions.
  2. Master's degree or Doctoral degree in nursing from a nationally accredited program with cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale documented by official transcripts.
  3. Submission of official transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended.
  4. International graduate applicants are required to submit a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based test) or 213 (computer-based test) or 79 (internet-based test), or a minimum IELTS score of 6.5.
  5. Current and unrestricted registration as a registered nurse with eligibility for Florida RN Licensure.
  6. Completion of the following courses (or equivalent) taken within the past five years:
    • Graduate level Pathophysiology
    • Graduate level Health Assessment
    • Graduate level Pharmacology
    • Graduate level Nursing Research/Evidence-based Practice

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • Students must complete 17 credits specified by the certificate program.
  • A grade of B or higher must be earned in all required courses.
  • Satisfactory completion of Professional Portfolio.

Program Requirements

Required Courses (17 credits)
NGR 6701 Academic Role Nurse Educator (3)
NGR 6710 Teach & Assess Strat for Nsg Ed (3)
NGR 6711L Adv Clin Pract for Nurse Educ (2)
NGR 6712 Foundations of Nursing Educ. (3)
NGR 6713 Design&Eval of Nurs Curricula (3)
NGR 6941L Nurse as Educator Practicum (3)

Catalog Year: 2024-2025

Total Semester Hours Required: 17 Hours

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