Post-Master’s Nursing Educator Certificate

Train the next generation of nurses with a Post-Master's NE Certificate.

As medical diagnoses and patient care become more complex, nurses are in great demand. Yet a shortage of nurse educators is impacting the number of trained nurses. Each year, hundreds of students are turned away from nursing schools nationwide because there aren’t enough qualified teachers.

Fill this great nurse educator need and help guide the next generation of nurses with a Post-Master’s Nursing Educator Certificate from Herzing University. Our unique, online program was specially developed for nurses who hold an MSN and wish to grow their skills and advance their nursing education knowledge.

PMCNE Program Highlights

  • 100% online coursework
  • 16-credit program
  • Focus on staff development and clinical educator roles
  • Complete in 8 months when attending full-time
Classes start October 29.
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Herzing's PMCNE program provides busy professionals with the flexibility and convenience of completing coursework online. Full-time, part-time and accelerated options available.


We at Herzing are committed to helping you achieve academic success.

As a student in our PMCNE program, you will learn from dedicated Doctoral-prepared faculty and have Master-prepared academic coaches available to you who offer one-on-one assistance, coaching, and support.


PMCNE Program Curriculum

Designed  for nurses who already hold a MSN, Herzing's PMCNE program provides nurses the opportunity to advance their skills and knowledge in the area of nursing education.  Students are fully prepared to sit for the Nurse Executive-Board Certified (NE-BC) credentialing exam offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) upon successful completion of the program.

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PMCNE Sample Schedule 

 NU525 Technology or NU530 Organizational Systems and BehaviorNU600 Teaching/Learning Strategies
NU617 - The Nurse Educator RoleNU635 Curriculum Development and Evaluation
 NU681 Advanced Nursing Practice Clinical PracticumNU683 Graduate Onsite Practicum in Education
PD Applied Scholarship 

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