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 Do you need a BSN to be a nurse practitioner? How can a student’s family join them in the USA? What are the different types of paralegals? What makes a good nurse educator?