Graduate Certificate - Teaching in Nursing - Graduate Certificate

Program:
Teaching in Nursing - Graduate Certificate
Program Code:
4053 Teaching in Nursing
Program Level:
Graduate Certification
Award Type:
Graduate Certificate Program
Start Term:
FS18
College:
College of Nursing
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Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
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College of Nursing

Graduate Study

Teaching in Nursing - Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Nursing program is designed to prepare graduate and post-graduate nurses with nurse educator competencies in preparation for teaching in clinical and academic settings. Students will develop skills in facilitating learning, curriculum development, educational technology, and assessment and evaluation strategies. The program includes a total of 90 hours of student teaching under the direct supervision of a College of Nursing preceptor. Graduates meet the requirements to sit for the National League for Nursing (NLN) Academic Nurse Educator certification exams. The Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Nursing is available only online.

Admission

To be considered for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Nursing an applicant must:
  1. Be enrolled in an MSU College of Nursing graduate program; an accredited graduate nursing program; or graduated from an accredited graduate program in nursing with a minimum 3.0 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.
  2. Have completed a bachelor’s in nursing degree from an accredited program with a minimum 3.0 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.
  3. Submit the university application form and fee if not currently enrolled at MSU.
  4. Submit the admission application for the certificate program and CV/resume on the College of Nursing Web site.
  5. Provide transcripts from all previous institutions of higher education.
  6. Complete a test of English language proficiency if English is not the first language with a minimum average score of 550 with no subscore below 52 (paper version) or 79 with no subscore below 17 (internet based test). Equivalent scores on the MSU English Language Center Test may be submitted. If using the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), the minimum average score must be 6.5.
  7. Hold an unrestricted RN license in the applicant’s state or country.
  8. Complete an admission interview.
Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Nursing

Students must complete the following courses (9 credits):
NUR 861 Curriculum Design in Nursing Education 3
NUR 866 Academic and Clinical Teaching Internship 3
NUR 868 Topics in Nursing Education 3