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Your Career

Obtaining a Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education provides nurses with knowledge and skills for curriculum design, assessment development, and learning theory. The Bureau of Labor and Statistics predicts the employment of health educators will rise 13% through 2029, much faster than the average national job growth rate.

Popular Careers in Nursing Education

Earning a Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education prepares you to serve in several roles.

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    Nurse Educator

    Median Salary: $76,610

    In hospital and healthcare facility settings, nurse educators lead the continued training and education of the nursing staff, ensuring that their knowledge and skills remain current.  Nurse educators work with administration and senior leadership to develop goals for nursing education and establish best practices in policy and training.


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    Nursing Instructor

    Median Salary: $65,584

    Nursing Instructors are part of the teaching faculty at an educational institution, most commonly embedded within a college or university’s Department or School of Nursing. They are in charge of teaching assigned classes and developing coursework needed to instruct students in the program, ensuring that program and course objectives are met. They may also conduct lab and simulation training sessions.


How an Online Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education Can Benefit Your Career

The enriched, concise program provides registered nurses with the expertise needed for professional growth in education and training careers. 

Graduates of the Online Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education program will:

  • Expand knowledge in education theory, curriculum planning, and assessment design
  • Increase cross-functional collaboration within education and healthcare teams
  • Approach nursing education from a whole-person care perspective

Apply to Begin Your Online Graduate Certificate

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