Nursing Education Certificate Program
ATTENTION GRADUATE NURSING APPLICANTS:
Graduate application materials are submitted through the Nursing Centralized Application Service (NursingCAS) https://portal.nursingcas.org. A supplemental application is also required and can be found at http://apply.utoledo.edu. Program admission cycle information posted at http://www.utoledo.edu/nursing/grad_checklist.html.
The knowledge and application of the principles of teaching and learning, program development, assessment, and the evaluation of learners is paramount for the role of the nurse as educator. All classes are conducted online.
The Nursing Education Certificate Program at The University of Toledo is designed to provide an opportunity for current and potential nurse educators in academic and healthcare settings to develop and refine the practice of teaching. Graduates of the program receive a certificate acknowledging successful completion of advanced preparation. This certificate depicts a commitment to the professional responsibility as an educator in a variety of healthcare settings.
- Baccalaureate or Master's degree in nursing from an accredited college/university.
Degree in nursing from a school that is accredited by a nationally recognized body
for nursing education accreditation.
- Overall grade point average of 3.0
- Submission of official transcripts from all academic institutions to NursingCAS.
- Personal statement describing career goals, future plans for employment and expectations
for graduate study.
- Submit your personal statement via the "Personal Statement" section of the NursingCAS, title it "University of Toledo" *
- Current resume or CV, listing current state and/or territory RN license number.
- Upload a copy of your current resume or CV in the "Documents Upload" section of NursingCAS. *
- Three recommendations completed by professional sources (Master in Nursing preferred)
- To be submitted electronically on your behalf via the "References" section of NursingCAS.
*Minimum required test scores: http://www.utoledo.edu/graduate/prospectivestudents/admission/guidelines.html
*Applicants must attach the file on designations page to The University of Toledo in order for the school to have access to the file.
The University of Toledo College of Nursing is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing and nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, (202) 887.6791. Graduates of the advanced practice programs are qualified to take national certification examinations in their specialty areas and are eligible to apply for Certificates of Authority granted by the Ohio Board of Nursing.
|Semester I - Spring|
|NURS6720*||Teaching, Learning and Evaluation in Nursing||4|
|Semester II - Summer|
|NURS6710*||Developing Instructional Programs in Nursing||3|
|Semester III - Fall|
Practicum and Seminar in Teaching
|Total Semester Credits 11|
|*NURS6710 and NURS6720 must be taken prior to enrolling in NURS6730
**In the practicum course, students are supervised by faculty and precepted by a master teacher. Students spend the equivalent of 9 hours per week in practicum experiences that are arranged in an educational setting in a locale chosen by students and faculty.