No, a nurse educator is not considered an APRN (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse). A nurse educator can be called an APRN only with a separate credential as one of the following:Nurse Practitioner (NP)Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Learn more about our nurse educator programsExplore Now Other Questions Practical nursing vs. medical assisting: what's the difference? How can I become a human resources manager? What does a sterile processing technician do? How long does it take to earn a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration?