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Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education Online

Choosing the right online university for a graduate certificate in Nursing Education is an important investment in your future.

Explore Our Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education

Stevenson University Online’s Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education program is designed for registered nurses who have a bachelor's degree in nursing. Expand your knowledge through this graduate nursing certificate program to contribute to the nursing profession as educators. 

Coursework can be completed entirely online for this 15-credit hour certificate. Credits you earn through this program may be applied to the Master’s in Nursing.

  • Courses


    Students must complete the following courses and one additional elective course.

    • NURS 632 Curriculum Design and Innovation
    • NURS 635 Teaching and Learning Strategies/Evaluation
    • NURS 642 Instructional Media in Education
    • NURS 736 Nursing Education Practicum
  • Admissions Requirements/Tuition

    Admissions Requirements/Tuition

    • Completed online application.
    • Completion of a bachelor's degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution.
    • Current registered nurse’s license in good standing.
    • Official college transcripts from all previous academic work. If the transcripts are from an institution located outside of the United States, students must submit an official course-by-course transcript evaluation from an organization that is a current member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A member list is available on the NACES website.
    • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
    • Personal statement.
    • One Professional Letter of Recommendation from a current or past supervisor: Recommendation Form
    • Resume of professional experience.
    Tuition Rate Standard
    Per Credit $625.00
    Per Course (3-Credits) $1,875.00
    • Stevenson University offers a partnership tuition rate through our relationships with local community colleges, hospitals, and organizations. A full list of our partners can be found here.
    • Stevenson University Online has simplified the cost of your education by eliminating all fees. 
    • Students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid for this certificate program.
    • Students are eligible to transfer up to 6-credit hours from a 4-year institution if applicable. 
  • Master's Degree Options

    Nursing Degrees and Certificates

    Master's Degrees

    Nursing with concentrations in:

    • Forensic Nursing
    • Nursing Education
    • Nursing Leadership/Management
    • Population-Based Care Coordination

    Certificate Programs

    Stevenson offers 15-credit, online nursing graduate certificates in:


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