Nursing Educational Leadership - Executive Certificate

Nursing Educational Leadership - Executive Certificate

Important: This certificate plan is effective for those starting in the fall 2024 through summer 2025. This certificate plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change certificates.

Core Courses
NURS 721Leadership, Policy and Ethics3
NURS 764Learning Theories and Teaching Methods for Nurse Educators3
NURS 765Curriculum Development and Program Evaluation for Nurse Educators3
NURS 766Advanced Evaluation Strategies for Nurse Educators3
NURS 784Assessment and Accreditation for Nursing Programs3
NURS 833Higher Educational Leadership3
NURS 837Grant Writing and Publication3
Total Hours21


  • Students who want to apply certificate courses to a graduate degree program will have to abide by the GPA and grade requirements of that degree
  • Extensions for exceptional circumstances must be approved by the School of Nursing

Completion Requirements

  • 21 total hours
  • A maximum of 50% of a post-graduate and doctoral degree may be transferred if approved and
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No grade lower than a B- may be applied to the Certificate
  • Certificate must be completed within 2 years
  • Submission of Certificate Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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