Jul 15, 2020
General Program Information
Graduate School Contact:
Jessimine Strauss; firstname.lastname@example.org; (423) 439-6158
Dr. Myra Clark, PhD, FNP-C, Associate Dean of Graduate Programs
207 Roy S. Nicks Hall
Dr. Katherine Hall, Graduate Coordinator
293 Roy S. Nicks Hall
The Nursing Education certificate offers a Post-Master’s certificate for nurses who have completed a Master of Science in Nursing degree. This customized special studies concentration provides education and training in the nurse educator role.
For application terms and deadlines please refer to the College of Nursing website.
Admission to the program will be based on competitive selection from the pool of applicants who meet the College of Graduate Studies admission requirements from the designated home school.
Additional admission requirements for the Nursing Education Certificate Program include:
- A master’s degree in nursing from an accredited program (NLNAC or CCNE)
- Satisfactory completion of the following courses at the master’s level:
Advanced Pathophysiology 3 semester hours
Advanced Pharmacology 3 semester hours
Advanced Health Assessment 3 semester hours
Advanced Health Assessment-Clinical 1 semester hour
- Eligibility to practice as a Registered Nurse in Tennessee or the state in which clinical assignments are completed.
- Overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
- TOEFL score of 600 if native language is not English
- A written document prepared by the applicant that includes a resume, a discussion of prior professional experience, future career goals, and reasons for pursuing the certificate program.
- Letters of recommendation from at least three persons (a minimum of one academic) familiar with the applicant’s academic and professional background and experience in nursing practice.
Nursing Education, Graduate Certificate Degree Requirements: 15 credits
Nursing Education Requirements: 15 credits