Advanced Nursing Education, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

For information regarding deadlines and requirements for admission, please see the Guide to Graduate Admissions.

The Associate Dean for Academic Programs reviews the credentials of each applicant in collaboration with faculty from each specialty area. Exceptions to the requirements can be made on the recommendation of the faculty. The Associate Dean for Academic Programs forwards the admission recommendation to the Dean of Graduate Education who makes the final decision.

Applicants must have the following credentials:

  • Current unrestricted licensure as a registered nurse in one of the fifty states or validated credentials by CGFNS for international applicants. Residents of North Carolina must hold unrestricted North Carolina licensure as a registered nurse.
  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing from a program accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency.
  • A personal statement is required for consideration of admission to the Advanced Nursing Education P.B.C.
  • An interview is required for selected applicants for the Advanced Nursing Education P.B.C.

Certificate Program Requirements

Required: 10 credit hours

This School of Nursing graduate certificate program provides the opportunity for baccalaureate or higher-prepared registered nurses to further their knowledge in Advanced Nursing Education. All courses are offered online and are designed for working professionals.

  • Students must successfully complete at least 10 credit hours during a two-year period of time to earn the certificate.
  • Credits generated in the certificate program may be used to meet requirements in a degree program in accordance with the policies of the Graduate School.
NUR 612Theoretical Foundations for the Advanced Nurse Educator3
NUR 615Curriculum Design and Evaluation in Advanced Nursing Education3
NUR 616Pedagogical Strategies for Advanced Nursing Education4
Total Credit Hours10