The Post-Master’s Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education requires 18 hours of course credit. The purpose of the Certificate is to prepare nurses who have MSN degrees as nurse educators.
- Graduates of this program are eligible to take the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center Certification Examination for Nursing Education or Nursing Education Advanced.
Gainful Employment Program Disclosure:Under the Code of Federal Regulations 668.6B, the following information is provided to prospective students seeking only the certificate (not simultaneously with a degree) to help them make informed decisions about this program, which does not lead to a degree. NOTE: Standard Occupational Classification (“SOC”) codes are issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor. The SOC is linked to the occupational profile on O*NET, the nation’s primary source of occupational information.
|Intended Occupation for Certificate Holders||Standard Occupation Code|
|Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary||25-1072|
Cost of books and supplies (estimate): $500
Standard Time to Completion: 3-4 semesters
Information about Students who have Completed the Certificate-Only Program in the Most Recent Full Year (December 2010-August 2011):
NOTE: On-Time Completion Rate is the percentage of students who graduated between December 2010-August 2011, who completed this program in the normal completion time.
- Number of certificate-only students enrolled: 1
- Number of certificate-only students completing: 1
- On-Time Completion Rate: TBD
- Job Placement Rate: NA (most will complete the certificate while already employed)
- Median Loan Debt: TBD
Certificate Application Essentials
How to apply:
- Prospective certificate-only students should apply for admission to Marshall University as a Certificate/Professional Development student and select the Nursing Education Certificate on the application form.
- Submit a separate application to the MSN program: MSN application
- Must hold an MSN from an NLNAC accredited program.
- Evidence of a current unencumbered license as a registered nurse in a US jurisdiction (verification form included with MSN application).
Deadline for Application: October 1 (Spring semester); April 1 (Fall Semester)