Advanced Certificate Program
This program is intended for nurses and other health care professionals such as occupational therapists, physical therapists, dietitians and physician assistants who wish to seek a position as a faculty/teacher, clinical instructor, in-service educator or clinical education coordinator. Those who have attained a master’s or doctoral degree in a clinical specialty, or who do not have an educational background, will benefit by attending, as will those currently in a teaching position who desire to update their knowledge and skills in educational theories, trends and resources.
Please refer to the general Academic Policies and Procedures section of this catalog for health, C.P.R., and malpractice insurance requirements. Students must register with CastleBranch for their document repository. Students must also read and acknowledge the Criminal History and Background Check policy.
|NUR-616||Curriculum Development and Evaluation||3|
|NUR-617||Teaching Strategies & Instructional Tech||3|
|NUR-618||Nurse Educator Role Practicum||3|
The admission requirements common to all certificate programs are listed here. Requirements that are specific to a given certificate program are included under each program’s listing. Action on an application begins when the application, application fee and the official transcripts have been received. In addition to the application procedure, all candidates must demonstrate evidence of capability to succeed in a graduate program as shown by one of the following (all grade point averages (G.P.A.) are based on a 4.0 system):
1. A cumulative undergraduate G.P.A. of at least 3.0
2. A cumulative undergraduate G.P.A. of at least 2.7 with a 3.0 or better in the second half of undergraduate work
3. A cumulative undergraduate G.P.A. of at least 2.7 with a 3.0 or better in the major field.
Candidates must have earned a baccalaureate degree in a health care discipline or education.