The University of Michigan-Flint’s School of Nursing offers the Post-Graduate Nurse Educator Certificate program, which prepares those who have a master’s and/or doctoral degree and wish to gain further knowledge and skills as specialists in nursing education. The program will include coursework in curriculum design and development, teaching methodologies including instructional technology, educational needs assessment and evaluation, and learner-centered theories and methods.
Nurse Educators have the ability to teach students in schools of nursing, patients and their families, staff nurses, and a variety of direct care providers. Certificate prepared nurses will develop competence in applying teaching/learning principles in work with patients and/or students across the continuum of care in a variety of settings.
Applicants must provide proof of the following requirements:
- A current unencumbered RN license in the United States
- A Master of Science and/or doctoral degree from an accredited college or university with an overall graduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Application for Admission
Applicants should check the Office of Graduate Programs website for application deadlines. Students are admitted for the Fall semester only.
Before applying, out-of-state students, or those who may relocate during the program, should contact the School of Nursing to confirm that the University of Michigan-Flint is authorized to offer distance education in the student’s state of residence. The School of Nursing, in conjunction with the Office of Extended Learning, will determine the University’s status in that state.
With the application for Graduate Admission, the following are required:
- Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
- A curriculum vitae or resume
- A copy of the current RN license
- A Professional Goal Statement
- Three completed recommendation forms
Academic Rules and Regulations
See the School of Nursing (SON) and Graduate Study sections of this Catalog for academic rules and regulations pertaining to graduate programs offered by the School.