Teaching Certificate for Nurse Educators


Are you interested in developing the next generation of nurses? Serving as a leader in the classroom and promoting excellence in nursing education? At Marquette University College of Nursing, you'll build the knowledge, competencies, and skills needed to succeed.

Program Highlights

  • Post-graduate certificate for nurses already holding an MSN, DNP, or Ph.D.
  • Online format with both synchronous and asynchronous courses.
  • One course at a time convenient for the working professional.
  • Graduates will be academically eligible to take the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE®) exam.
  • Students gain competencies in education theory and learner-centered teaching; curriculum and instruction; assessment and evaluation of learners and programs; teaching in classrooms, online environments, skills laboratories, simulation centers, and traditional clinical environments.


All programs have rolling admission.

Tuition Cost Per Credit: $1,245.00

View the course work

Post-graduate Certificate – 15 credits

Foundations in Learner Centered Teaching

Curriculum Design and Implementation

Assessment and Evaluation of Individuals and Programs

Facilitating Learning in Clinical Environments

Facilitating Learning in Classroom and Online Environments

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions


Application Requirements

  • Completed online application at: graduate.admissions.marquette.edu/apply 
  • Transcripts from all current and previous colleges and universities
  • Resume or C/V
  • Applicants should have graduated with, or be about to graduate with, a master of science in nursing (MSN); a doctor of nursing practice (DNP); or doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in nursing from a nationally accredited program.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.000 on a 4.000 scale is required for the most recent degree earned. For graduates of foreign nursing schools, a formal evaluation of their nursing program of study documenting equivalency to a U.S. Nursing degree must be submitted.
  • Applicants must hold an unencumbered Registered Nurse license to practice in the United States.

This program is not need-based aid eligible.


Graduate Program Recruiter

Lizzie Kerrick- email Lizzie 


Program Advisor

Taylor Rose Pamperin, M.Ed.- email Taylor