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  Oct 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Nursing Education Post-Master's Certificate


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The purpose of the Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education Program at Purdue University Calumet is to increase the numbers of nurse educators and improve the quality of nursing education. This purpose is accomplished by: providing knowledge and experience in curriculum development; teaching methods to enable qualified master’s prepared nurses to assume the role of beginning faculty; and providing faculty who wish to acquire formal academic preparation in teaching the means to do so. The target audience for this program consists of master’s students and master’s prepared advanced practice nurses, as well as faculty interested in continuing their formal education in teaching.

Admission Requirements


The admission process for the Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education adheres to Graduate School Admission policies regarding English as a foreign language and parallels that for students seeking a Master’s Degree in Nursing. Specific requirements are:

  1. Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution or admission and enrollment in a master’s degree program in nursing.
  2. Minimum graduate GPA of 3.0/4.0 with the possibility of conditional admission for applicants who do not meet this requirement.
  3. Evidence of current registered nurse licensure.
  4. Criminal background check clearance (Information about testing to be obtained through College of Nursing.)

Completion Requirements


The certificate requires students to complete 10 credit hours consisting of the following existing courses:

Total 10 Credits Required


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