Nurse Educator Certificate

Marieb College of Health & Human Services
(239) 590-7505

2019-2020 Catalog Year

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

Program Admission Requirements

  1. Submission of a FGCU Post-Baccalaureate Non-Degree Application to the Office of Graduate Admissions.
  2. Master's degree in nursing from a nationally accredited program with cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  3. Submission of official transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended.
  4. Current and unrestricted registration as a registered nurse with eligibility for Florida RN Licensure.
  5. 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

Program Progression and Additional Graduation Requirements

  • Students must complete 17 credit hours 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
NGR 6701 Academic Role of Nurs 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)


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Printed on: 4/8/2020.