Online Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education

Explore Our Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education

߲ݴý Online’s Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education program is designed for registered nurses who have a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Expand your knowledge through this graduate nursing certificate program to contribute to the nursing profession as educators.

Coursework can be completed entirely online for this 15-credit hour certificate. Credits you earn through this program may be applied to the Master’s in Nursing.

The Graduate Certificate Programs in Nursing Education and Population-Based Care Coordination at ߲ݴý are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ().

Choosing the right online university for a graduate certificate in Nursing Education is an important investment in your future.

  • Convenient, online sessions for working adults
  • Personalized attention and accomplished faculty with real world experience
  • Career-focused programs that provide specialized skills for growing industries
  • Accessible and affordable with financial aid options
  • Apply credits to our equivalent online master’s degree program

Admissions Requirements/Tuition

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Current registered nurse’s license in good standing.
  • Official college transcripts from all previous academic work. If the transcripts are from an institution located outside of the United States, students must submit an official course-by-course transcript evaluation from an organization that is a current member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A member list is available on the .
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
  • Personal statement.
  • One Professional Letter of Recommendation from a current or past supervisor: Recommendation Form
  • Resume of professional experience.
Tuition RateStandard
Per Credit / Per Course (3-Credits)$635.00 / $1,905.00
  • ߲ݴý offers a partnership tuition rate through our relationships with local community colleges, hospitals, and organizations. A full list of our partners can be found here.
  • ߲ݴý Online has simplified the cost of your education by eliminating all fees. 
  • Students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid for this certificate program.
  • Students are eligible to transfer up to 6-credit hours from a 4-year institution if applicable. 


Students must complete the following courses and one additional elective course.

  • NURS 632 Curriculum Design and Innovation
  • NURS 635 Teaching and Learning Strategies/Evaluation
  • NURS 642 Instructional Media in Education
  • NURS 736 Nursing Education Practicum

Nursing Degrees and Certificates

Master’s Degrees

Nursing with concentrations in:

  • Forensic Nursing
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Leadership/Management
  • Population-Based Care Coordination

Certificate Programs

Stevenson offers 15-credit, online nursing graduate certificates in: