Program Certificate in Nursing Education Online

Deepen your nursing knowledge and influence the next generation of nurses.

Apply by: 12/21/22
Start class: 1/17/23

Program Overview

Discover our online Program Certificate in Nursing Education

Combine your clinical expertise with a passion for teaching with the Lamar University Program Certificate in Nursing Education. This ACEN-accredited nursing certificate will equip you with the skills and knowledge to succeed in teaching roles in almost any healthcare setting.

Designed for BSN-prepared nurses, coursework prepares you to use assessment and evaluation strategies effectively, analyze curriculum components for contemporary nursing education, and support student growth. You will examine learning theories and teaching strategies foundational to classroom and clinical instruction in academic settings, learn to lead change and quality improvement measures, and develop knowledge and skills relevant to teaching in institutions of higher education.

Coursework counts toward your master’s degree at Lamar University. There are no clinicals or work experience associated with this certificate.

In this online nurse educator certificate program, you will:

  • Deepen your understanding of curriculum development
  • Master teaching and evaluation strategies
  • Gain a thorough comprehension of learning theory
  • Deepen your understanding of curriculum development
  • Master teaching and evaluation strategies
  • Gain a thorough comprehension of learning theory

Career outcomes for the Program Certificate in Nursing Education include:

  • Nursing Faculty
  • Healthcare Consultant
  • Curriculum Development Specialist
  • Nursing Education Coordinator
  • Staff Development Officer
  • Nursing Faculty
  • Healthcare Consultant
  • Curriculum Development Specialist
  • Nursing Education Coordinator
  • Staff Development Officer

Total Tuition $2,916*
Duration As few as 6 months
Credit Hours 9

*Distance learning fee is included in the tuition listed

Accreditation

The Master of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing and program certificates in nursing at Lamar University in Beaumont, TX, are accredited through 2025 by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Contact ACEN by mail at 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, by phone at 404-975-5000 or visit acenursing.org.

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Tuition

Advance your career affordably with our budget-friendly tuition

The following is the tuition breakdown for students pursuing the Program Certificate in Nursing Education online. Our tuition is affordable and can be paid by the course.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition $2,916*
Per Credit Hour $324

Calendar

Take note of these important dates and deadlines

Our online Program Certificate in Nursing Education online features multiple start dates to accommodate your busy schedule. Find the start date that works best for you and apply before the application deadline associated with it.

8 week coursesProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlinePayment DueLast Class Day
Spring I1/17/2312/21/221/3/231/9/233/7/23
Spring II3/8/232/15/232/22/232/27/235/2/23

Now enrolling:

Apply Date 12/21/22
Class Starts 1/17/23

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Admissions

Learn more about our streamlined admissions process

The online Program Certificate in Nursing Education online has specific requirements that applicants must meet to enroll. Please read the admission guidelines to ensure you qualify.

Admission Requirements:

  • Online Application
  • Current RN License
  • BSN Degree
  • 3.0 GPA

  • Current RN license
    • Submit documentation of your current, unencumbered, state-issued nursing license
  • Online application
    • Submit your application and one-time $25 application fee online
  • 3.0 GPA
    • Cumulative from last 60 hours
  • BSN degree
    • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university
  • No GRE or MAT required

Send all required documents to:

Lamar University Online Admissions
PO Box 10017
Beaumont, TX 77710

OR

Submit electronically to [email protected]

*All applicants must submit official, sealed transcripts from each institution attended to the Admissions Office. All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution. Lamar University Office of Admissions will no longer require community college transcripts for graduate applicants. Official transcripts from all other institutions will be required. However, if a department or program wishes to review a community college transcript for decision purposes, the department or program may directly request the applicant to submit the official community college transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions for processing.

Courses

Explore the courses in our online Program Certificate in Nursing Education

The Lamar University nursing education certificate program consists of 9 credit hours.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Develop knowledge and skills relevant to teaching in institutions of higher education. Emphasis is on the role of the nurse as faculty member. Examine learning theories and teaching strategies foundational to classroom and clinical instruction in academic settings. Prerequisite or Concurrent: MSNC 5310. ( Prerequisite for MSN program only)
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Analyze curriculum components for contemporary nursing education in academic settings. Evaluation as a critical component of curriculum design is examined. Prerequisite or Concurrent: MSNC 5310. ( Prerequisite for MSN program only)
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Develop knowledge and skills in measurement and evaluation of classroom and clinical instruction. Prerequisite or Concurrent: MSNC 5311. ( Prerequisite for MSN program only)

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