Nurse Education in Academic and Practice Settings (Graduate Certificate)

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This postbaccalaureate certificate provides an accelerated educational experience for nurses and other health professionals inspired to teach in academic and practice settings. Enjoy the convenience of online courses using state of the art technology with the enrichment of in-person sessions.

This post-master's certificate provides an accelerated educational experience for nurses and other health professionals inspired to teach in academic and practice settings. Enjoy the convenience of online courses using state-of-the-art technology with the enrichment of in-person sessions.

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This certificate program in nurse education in academic and practice settings prepares registered nurses and other health professionals who have earned a master's degree to teach in academic or practice settings. This graduate certificate program is delivered using a hybrid format that optimizes in-person and iCourse delivery methods. Courses include curriculum development, teaching methods, design and delivery of mediated instruction, producing and evaluating educational programs and a teaching practicum.

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Nurse Education in Academic and Practice Settings (Graduate Certificate)

Plan of study

The Plan of study is the required curriculum to complete this graduate level program.

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Application Deadline

Priority Deadline: April 1

Application Requirements

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Degree requirements

A three credit hour teaching practicum (comprised of 135 clock hours) is required.

Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a minimum of a master's degree, in any field, from a nationally recognized, regionally accredited academic institution.

Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  1. graduate admission application and application fee
  2. official transcripts
  3. a current unencumbered RN license in the state in which the student plans to do clinical practicums
  4. interview with program faculty
  5. three professional letters of recommendation
  6. resume
  7. goal statement
  8. health and safety requirements: passing disposition on a background clearance and satisfactory completion of a substance screen
  9. proof of English proficiency

Additional Application Information
An applicant whose native language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency regardless of current residency per the Graduate College requirement and all requirements for the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools.

International students who need an F1 or J1 visa will first need to apply to and be accepted into a graduate degree program prior to being considered for the certificate program. International students residing in the USA on other types of visas must adhere to all Graduate College policies and procedures regarding admission be considered for admission to this certificate program.

All students who are currently registered nurses are also required to have an unencumbered Arizona RN license or an unencumbered compact state RN license as mandated by the Arizona State Board of Nursing. The RN license must remain unencumbered throughout enrollment in any nursing program.

There are no required admission examinations for this program.

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