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 does an occupational therapist assistant do? How much does a software developer make? What are the most important skills and qualities in a nurse leader? How much can you make with a bachelor's in healthcare administration?