2019-20 Academic Catalog 
    Jan 27, 2022  
2019-20 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED 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 Northwest is to increase the numbers of nurse educators and to provide nurse educators with a solid educational preparation focused on teaching.  Graduates of the program will be prepared to take the National League for Nursing’s Certified Nurse Educator examination.   The target audience for this program consists of master’s or doctorally-prepared nurses that are interested in continuing their formal preparation in nursing education.

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:

  • A minimum of a master’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution or admission and enrollment in a master’s or doctoral degree program in nursing.
  • Minimum graduate GPA of 3.0/4.0 with the possibility of conditional admission for applicants who do not meet this requirement.
  • Evidence of current registered nurse licensure.

Total 12 Credits Required

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