Program Certificate in Nursing Education Online

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


Start Date:

8/1/22
8/22/22

Program Overview

Lamar Online Degree Tuition Cost
$2,916*
Total Program Cost
Lamar Program Duration
6 months
Program Duration
Degree Credit Hours Required
9
Credit Hours

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.

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 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, by phone at 404-975-5000 or visit acenursing.org.

Have questions or need more information about Lamar University’s online programs?
Request Info

Tuition

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

$2,916 Total program cost without leveling courses

Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice due to action by the Board of Regents or the Texas State Legislature.

Total program cost depends upon transfer hours and program advisement relevant to program requirements. For more information, contact a Lamar University enrollment specialist.

Financial Aid

Ready to get started on your degree program online but need help finding ways to fund your education? We can help you discover student financing sources that include grants, loans and other payment options. Learn more about financial aid here.

Calendar

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.

Upcoming Start Dates:

Apply by:8/1/22
Start Class:8/22/22

8 week courses Program Start Date Application Deadline Document Deadline Payment Due Last Class Day
Summer I 05/31/2022 05/09/2022 05/16/2022 05/23/2022 08/04/2022
Fall 1 08/22/2022 08/01/2022 08/08/2022 08/15/2022 10/14/2022
Fall 2 10/19/2022 09/28/2022 10/05/2022 10/10/2022 12/06/2022

Ready to take the next step toward earning your degree online?
Apply Now

Admissions

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.

Official Transcripts

Current RN License

Submit documentation of your current and unencumbered nursing license.

BSN Degree

Undergraduate degree from an accredited university.

3.0 GPA

Cumulative of last 60 hours of undergraduate degree.

  • 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

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)

*Distance learning fee is included in the tuition listed.

  • Need More Info?

    Submit the form below, and a representative will contact you to answer any questions.

Or call 866-223-7675

By submitting this form, I am providing my digital signature agreeing that Lamar University (LU) may email me or contact me regarding educational services by telephone and/or text message utilizing automated technology or a pre-recorded message at the telephone number(s) provided above. I understand this consent is not a condition to attend LU or to purchase any other goods or services.

Ready to Get Started?

Begin your application today!