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 the nurse educator certificate program Explore Now Other Questions Are there clinicals in the Herzing University LPN to BSN program? What is a BSN nursing degree? How much does a software developer make? Is an accelerated nursing program worth it?