The School of Nursing offers a Post-Master's Nursing Education Certificate. The program
is designed for individuals who have already earned a M.S.N. degree and who are interested
in teaching as a faculty member in a re-licensure program, providing continuing education
for clinical staff, or providing patient education.
The didactic contents is completely online and will prepare the student in curricular design, education theory and evaluation methods.
- Students who have received a M.S.N are eligible to apply for a Post-Master's Certificate
- A minimum Master's GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required
- Bachelor's degree GPA will also be considered
- Post Master's students choosing the FNP option will be required to provide proof of completion of Advanced Pathophysiology (3 credit hours), Advanced Pharmacology (3 credit hours) and Advanced Physical Assessment (3/1 credit hours). If the student has not successfully completed the required courses, or the courses taken are not comparable to those required by the M.S.N program at APSU, the student will be required to complete those before beginning the clinical components of the curriculum.
What opportunities are available with this degree?
- Ability to sit for the National League for Nursing (NLN)