Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

Nurse Educator Post-Masters Certificate (Online)

Admission is limited to the most qualified applicants.

Applicants shall:

  • Hold a master's degree in nursing from an Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited program.
  • Provide evidence of current licensure(s) as a registered nurse and eligibility for licensure in Georgia. If the student expects to complete any clinical learning in the state, a Georgia RN license is required.
  • Have graduated from their MSN program with a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.

An application is complete when all of the following have been submitted:
  • Application form and non-refundable application fee: $35 online, $40 paper
  • Two letters of reference from professionals who can speak to the applicant's experience and potential for success in master's studies using the SON Form Letter located on the web site.
  • Official transcripts from all previous colleges/universities attended.
  • Current résumé or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of Professional Goals
  • Onsite or monitored writing exercise.
  • Copy of RN license and APRN license, if applicable.
Students will apply for a certificate (similar to applying for graduation). The certificate will appear on a student’s transcripts but the student will not receive a diploma or participate in commencement.

Certificate Requirements

Supporting and Course Courses (14-23 semester hours)

NRSG 6125Curriculum Design & Evaluation


NRSG 6120Implement Edu Prog for Nursing


NRSG 6120LImplement Edu Prog for Nursing


NRSG 6115Role Pers Master's Prep Nurse


NRSG 6121Integrating Techno in Hlth Edu


NRSG 6121LInteg Tech Hlthcare Role Lab


NRSG 6500Grad Nursing Practicum Develop


NRSG 6551Graduate Nursing Practicum


Optional / If applying to DNP program

NRSG 6900Graduate Internship

2 - 5

Total Credit Hours for Certificate Completion: 31 semester hours / 630 clinical hours

Certificate requirement: Minimum 11 semester hours of approved coursework must be earned from Georgia College.