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Teaching in Nursing

Graduate Certificate

Nursing education is a specialty that draws from nursing and nursing education science, as well as from adult, vocational, and higher-education science.

The IU Online Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Nursing is designed for nurses seeking academic teaching positions and those whose clinical roles include teaching and faculty development. As a student in the program, you gain the knowledge, skills, and expertise needed to envision, design, conduct, and evaluate innovative, evidence-based classroom, and clinical pedagogies. You expand your current nursing knowledge base and develop new knowledge or skills in evidence-based teaching of nursing.

Your IU Online Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Nursing prepares you for a teaching career in such areas as:

  • Nursing schools 
  • Community colleges 
  • Hospitals 
  • Community health agencies 
  • Technical schools 
  • Private industry 

Certificate Requirements

To earn the Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Nursing, you must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours, including a teaching practicum.

Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Teaching in nursing core courses (12 credit hours) 
  • Nursing education practicum (3 credit hours) 

NOTE: Completion of the certificate program fulfills the educational eligibility requirements for the National League for Nursing Certification for Nurse Educators program.


  • T615Curriculum in Nursing3 Credits
  • T617Evaluation in Nursing3 Credits
  • T619Computer Technologies For Nurse Educators3 Credits
  • T670Teaching in Nursing3 Credits
  • T679Nursing Education Practicum 3 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $534.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1602.00
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1478.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $4434.00
Note:  Additional fees will apply.

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    With more than 120 online degree programs to choose from, Indiana University gives you the opportunity to receive a top-quality education when you want it, where you want it. The faculty who teach our online courses are the same exceptional faculty who teach those courses on our campuses. Whether you're looking for an undergraduate education or want to continue advancing your career with a graduate degree, IU Online’s degree program options have something for everyone.

  • Flexibility

    Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes whenever and wherever is most convenient for you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. Classes aren't tied to a certain time or day.

  • Service you expect from a leading University

    Online learners at Indiana University have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. We're committed to providing you with the quality educational experience students have come to expect and desire from Indiana University, without needing to make sacrifices to the other commitments in your life.