The Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education is designed to prepare nurses who have a BSN or MSN to become educational leaders in academic settings. This certificate consists of four courses, for a total of twelve semester hours and can be completed within one calendar year. The Graduate Certificate provides students with the coursework needed to enhance the student's professional teaching skills. Students are admitted for the Spring term.
In addition to the general requirements for admission to the Graduate School, the following are required for admission to the Gradute Certificate - Nurse Educator program:
Application Deadline: Applications are reviewed after the October 1 Graduate School deadline.
Process: All applications are submitted online to the Graduate School using Apply Yourself. Information about the Apply Yourself application system can be obtained from Graduate Admissions at http://graduateschool.uncc.edu/admissions:
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
This program requires 12 semester hours as follows:
A total of 15 hours of supervised classroom teaching experience, individually arranged, is required.
Associate Director for the Graduate Division
Dr. Susan Kennerly
Associate Director, Graduate Division
School of Nursing
UNC Charlotte Distance Education Office
Ms. Shanna Coles
Program Manager, Distance Education
The program brochure and technical requirements are also available on the Distance Education website.