Nurse Educator Certificate

Nurse Educator Certificate

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Nurse Educator Certificate



Nursing and Health Sciences


Next Classes Start

August 27, 2024

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Program at a Glance

This 14-credit program is designed for nurses who want to teach and develop future nurses. Learn to develop nursing leaders through a program that places a special focus on teaching in both academic and health care settings. The certificate can be completed full time or part time and is approved by the New Jersey Department of Education.

Program Coordinator : Judy Harkins,


  • part time: up to 6 years


  • Hybrid


  • 150 hours


  • courses


  • credits


  • per credit

Who Should Pursue This Program?

This fully accredited certificate is ideal if you’re an RN with at least a bachelor’s in nursing and you want to enhance your teaching skills. You'll gain the critical training you need to educate future nurses and/or to advocate within the industry.

Engaged Faculty

Learn from nationally and internationally recognized faculty who are fully engaged with their students. Your professor knows your name and teaches all of your classes. You won’t find any TAs here.

For your application to be considered complete, you must submit the online application as well as all supplemental documents.

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We consider applications on a space-available basis. You can apply up to and including the first day of the semester.

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The Department of Nursing provides curriculum, handbooks, and advising resources.

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We offer the same tuition rates no matter where you live. And there are a range of financial aid and assistantship options for TCNJ graduate students.

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master’s degree program in nursing at The College of New Jersey are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001. 202-887-6791

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