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 How long does it take to become a nurse educator? What are the competencies of an AGPCNP? Can a nurse become a healthcare administrator? What does an acute care nurse practitioner do?