Become a leader in nursing education.

Do you want to influence future nurses? Now is the time to earn your Health Care Education graduate certificate. You will gain the advanced skills and knowledge you need to teach in a nursing education program or health care setting. Earn the certificate with just 18 credit hours and start shaping the next generation of nurses.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online courses

Credits for Completion
18 credit hours

Tuition for the 24-25 Academic Year
$785 per credit hour

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Sample Health Care Education Classes

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NR 646: Teaching and Learning Strategies in Health Care

Integrates teaching and learning theories for educating individuals and populations in clinical and academic settings through the exploration of innovative practices in health care and nursing educational environments.

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NR 647: Curriculum Development

Focus on elements of curriculum development and educational activities in health care education including: evidence-based assessment, program content analysis, curriculum design and implementation, continuing professional education, and evaluation strategies.

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NR 648: Evaluation Methods in Health Care Education

Use a variety of strategies to assess and evaluate all domains of learning and outcomes in classroom, laboratory, and clinical settings that reflect contemporary trends in the health care environment.

How to Apply

To apply to the Health Care Education graduate certificate program, you will need:

  • Completed online application
  • Completion of, or current enrollment in, an NLN or AACN-CCNE accredited nursing program
  • Official degree-bearing transcripts from a completed M.S. in Nursing program, or transcripts from an in-progress M.S. in Nursing program.
  • Current resume

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance and help you through the entire application process.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition for the 2024-2025 academic year: $785 per credit hour
Total program credits: 18
Tuition is one part of the overall cost of attendance, which includes all expenses students may have, including basic living costs. For more information about tuition, fees and your estimated cost of attendance, visit our Cost of Attendance for Adult Undergraduates and Graduate Students page. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Regis also offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school.Visit Financial Aid for more information.

Rolling Admissions

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. It is recommended you apply to this program at least 4 weeks prior to your desired start date.

Starts are offered in January, May, and August.

A Culture of Excellence

The Graduate Health Care Education Certificate is offered by the historic Loretto Heights School of Nursing within the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions.