Post-Masters Certificate in Nursing Education

The School of Nursing offers a post-master’s certificate in Nursing Education. Upon completion of 15 hours, a certificate in Nursing Education will be awarded. 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 completely online and takes three semesters to complete.

Admission Requirements

The program begins in summer so students must submit an application to the Graduate School and to the School of Nursing by April 20th.  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 achieve post-master’s certification in nursing education must hold a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree.  Applicants must have a minimum overall undergraduate GPA of a 3.0. 

  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


NURS 5200 – Foundations of Academic Nursing Education
NURS 5220 – Teaching to Facilitate Learning in Academic Nursing Education


NURS 5210 - Curriculum Development in Nursing Education
NURS 5240 - Outcome Measurement in Academic Nursing Education


NURS 5250 - Teaching Practicum