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 What if my previous bachelor's degree or experience is not in technology? Why get an IT Degree? How long does it take to earn a degree in healthcare management? How much can an IT manager make?