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Nurse Educator Post-Master Certificate

Certificate | On-Campus

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6/8/2022 Update: We are not currently enrolling students for this program

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Are you a natural leader and an excellent communicator? The MSN Nurse Educator certificate program will prepare you to become a dynamic faculty member at a college or university. You will learn to act as a mentor and advisor to nursing students and design and evaluate new nursing curriculum.

Holy Names University MSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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Certificate Highlights

The certificate includes seven postgraduate courses (20 credits) and you may be eligible to transfer in up to six credits of graduate-level coursework.

  • Convenient schedule

    Hybrid classes meet just one weekend a month, and students complete the rest of the coursework online.

  • Dedicated faculty

    Faculty members have extensive experience in nursing and are passionate about helping students.

  • Simulation Center

    The state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Center provides students with hands-on training.

  • Transfer in coursework

    You may be eligible to transfer in graduate-level coursework (up to 6 credits).

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We offer partnership discounts

HNU is pleased to offer a discounted tuition rate to new students and alumni who are employed by one of our partner hospitals, health systems or organizations.

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Sample courses

Here are just a few of the courses you may take.

Learning Theories and Teaching Strategies

Explore concepts and theories of learning that can be used to facilitate learning for college students.

Curriculum Development

Gain an understanding of the process of curriculum development for the preparation of nurses in a clinical setting.

Evaluation and Test Construction

Learn how to evaluate undergraduate nursing students in the clinical setting based on the objectives of the experience.