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Become a Leader in the Classroom

If you have a Master of Science in Nursing degree and want to become a health care educator without earning a second master's degree, our online and on campus Graduate Academic Certificate in Health Care Education is the solution for you.
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Graduate Certificate: Health Care Education

Health Care Education Certificate Program Overview

Loretto Heights School of Nursing’s programs are designed for nurses who have a Master of Science in Nursing and want to expand upon their knowledge and skills without earning a second master's degree.

The Graduate Academic Certificate in Health Care Education will provide you the knowledge and skills you need for teaching in educational and health care settings. Students will receive a graduate academic certificate after just 12 semester hours of study.

Now is the time to discover online health care certificate programs. Don't you owe it to yourself to expand upon your proven skills? Let Regis University take you the rest of the way to a rewarding future!

Learn more about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information regarding gainful employment for the current academic year. 

Program Requirements

Listed below are the required courses for completion of the nursing Graduate Certificate in Health Care Education at Regis University. The total certificate requires 12 semester hours.

Health Care Education Certificate Requirements
NR 646 Teaching and Learning Strategies in Health Care (3 semester hours)
NR 647 Curriculum Development (3 semester hours)
NR 648 Evaluation Methods in Health Care Education (3 semester hours)
NR 658 Graduate Certificate: Health Care Education Practicum (3 semester hours)

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above. For further information contact the Office of Admissions at 303.458.4344.


Regis University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science degree in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at Regis University’s Loretto Heights School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Fall 2016-Summer 2017

Tuition (per semester hour) $620
Other Fees
Application Fee $50
Background Check and Drug Screen (external agency fee) $57
Graduation Application Fee $50

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How to Apply

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