Post-Masters Certificate in Academic Nursing Education

This certificate is built upon the student’s prior graduate course work and will assist those who are interested in pursuing careers as nursing faculty. The program is primarily online and takes three semesters to complete. Upon completion of 15 credit hours, a certificate in Academic Nursing Education (ANE) will be awarded.

Benefits of the ANE Certificate Program:

  • Flexible Post-Masters Academic Nurse Educator (ANE) Certificate program.

  • Four online courses each offered in seven weeks over three consecutive semesters.

  • Culminating practicum with flexibility to complete in your geographical area.

Learn Concepts Related to: 

• foundations of nursing education

• teaching strategies

• tests, measurement and evaluation

• curriculum development

• practicum experience over 15 weeks in academic nurse educator role

 

Admission Requirements

Students admitted to the program will be required to meet the admission standards of both the UTC Graduate School and the School of Nursing. Persons wishing to obtain post-master's certification in academic nursing education must hold a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree.

  1. To apply, applicants must apply to the Graduate School online. Click the button below and follow the instructions under the “Graduate Students” section. Please ensure all transcripts and GRE or MAT scores are sent to and received by the Graduate School. 

    Apply to the Graduate School

  2. Applicants must also submit an online application to the School of Nursing.

    Apply to the School of Nursing 

Program of Study

Foundations of Academic Nursing Education (NURS 5200) is mandatory to be taken first as a prerequisite for the rest of the program. The Teaching Practicum (NURS 5250) is the final course and is required to be taken last. Upon successful completion of all five courses, a certificate in Academic Nursing Education will be awarded.

The program is a total of 15 credit hours:

Summer   

NURS 5200 – Foundations of Academic Nursing Education (3 hours)
NURS 5220 – Teaching to Facilitate Learning in Academic Nursing Education (3 hours)

Fall

NURS 5240 - Outcome Measurement in Academic Nursing Education (3 hours)
NURS 5210 - Curriculum Development in Nursing Education (3 hours)

Spring

NURS 5250 - Teaching Practicum (3 hours)


Cost

Based on 2019-20, the cost of the program for in-state students is estimated to be $3,181 for each of the first two semesters (6 credit hours) and $1,603 for the final semester (3 hours). The cost for out-of-state students will be $3,463 and $1,744, respectively. Fees may increase; this is only an estimate.


Questions? Contact Us!

Please email us at PM-ANE@utc.edu or call 423-425-4659 to reach the Coordinator of the program, Cherry Guinn, EdD, MSN, RN. Let us know how we can help you take the next step in your career as a nurse educator!