Online MSN: Nurse Educator Post-Master’s Certificate

Prepare to be a leader in academic and clinical settings.

The MSN post-master’s certificates from Queens University of Charlotte were designed for nurses who hold an MSN or Master of Nursing degree and desire to expand career opportunities. The Nurse Educator post-master’s certificate will prepare you to become an educational leader. You will build on your teaching and clinical skills in order to teach and evaluate students and programs.

You will benefit from 100 percent online instruction from faculty with hands-on experience in the field, and affordable tuition. Choose to study part-time or full-time and complete your certificate in two semesters.

Career Outlook: Apply Theory to Practice

Those who already earned an MSN or Master of Nursing degree can complete this certificate to open the door to new career opportunities. You will be able to develop curriculum, teach a variety of students and assist nursing programs as they aim to meet governmental standards.

Nurse Educator


As a nurse educator, you would be responsible for the continuing education and evaluation of nursing staff and caregivers. The top 10 percent of nurse educators earn more than $100,000 annually.1

Clinical Educator


As a clinical educator, you would train others in clinical knowledge and practice. The top 10 percent of clinical educators make more than $100,000 annually.2

Other titles you may qualify for:

  • Nursing instructor
  • Clinical education specialist
  • Program coordinator
  • Orientation specialist
  • Professional development specialist
  • Clinical practice and education specialist

Nurse Educator Post-Master’s Certificate Curriculum

The post-master’s Nurse Educator certification includes 11 credit hours. You will study principles of curriculum and evaluation plus educational principals and practices Then, you will complete 225 practicum hours in a nurse educator residency.

*Students who complete the integrated Nurse Administrator or Nurse Educator track and seek the alternate certificate are only required to take the additional 5-hour residency course.

Take charge of the health of your patients and the wellness of your organization with the Queens online Master of Science in Nursing program. Learn more about our Nurse Educator Post-Master’s Certificate. Call us at 866-313-2356 to speak with an admissions representative, or request more information.


1. PayScale (Feb. 27, 2020). Average Nurse Educator Salary. Retrieved March 17, 2020 from

2. PayScale (Feb. 28, 2020). Average Clinical Educator Salary. Retrieved March 17, 2020 from