Saint Louis University's post-master's certificate in nursing education provides an opportunity for coursework and practicum experience in nursing education.
All four educator courses are offered online with attention to building a learning community with a culture of sharing and support.
Attention to development of the educator role is threaded through each course and culminates in the development of an educator portfolio including a personal philosophy of teaching, a research plan and examples of teaching products.
Fieldwork and Research Opportunities
A nursing practicum allows students in SLU's certificate in nursing education program to create a unique teaching practicum experience with faculty supervision and guidance. Seminar activities are aimed at helping students make a successful transition into teaching.
SLU's nurse educator certificate prepares graduates with the skills to teach in baccalaureate, associate or diploma nursing programs.
- Master of Science degree in nursing from a program accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency is preferred.
- Registered professional nurse licensure in the State of Missouri or in other states in which the student will complete his or her clinical/rotation experience.
Requirements for International Students
International students on a F1 or J1 Student visa are not eligible for admission, as the program is conducted entirely online.
Applicants for admission to this program are considered individually.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
The Saint Louis University School of Nursing offers scholarship and graduate research assistantship opportunities to eligible graduate students. Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. Additionally, most nursing students will participate in a tuition assistance program provided through their employer.
For more information, visit the student financial services office online at http://finaid.slu.edu.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice at Saint Louis University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http:// www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation) and approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. To achieve its educational objectives, the School uses the hospitals within the Health Sciences Center and many health care organizations of greater St. Louis.
The School of Nursing is fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing.
Gainful Employment Disclosure
The U.S. Department of Education requires (per 34 CRF Part 668) that all institutions participating in the federal Title IV student financial assistance programs (Pell Grants, federal student loans, etc.) publicly disclose certain data regarding all academic programs designated as "Gainful Employment" programs per DOE definitions.
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Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 in all graduate/professional courses.