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 programExplore Now Other Questions Why should I choose family nurse practitioner as my career path? Do nurses need a master's degree for a position in administration or leadership? What skills are required to be a paralegal? How long does a legal studies degree take?