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Program at a Glance

Online Certificate
College of Nursing
Credit Hours
Most Innovative University 2022

Educate, lead and collaborate with the next generation of nursing professionals.

The field of nursing requires strong educational frameworks, effective research and constant growth. Your nursing certification will enable you to teach in professional healthcare education programs, healthcare agencies and the community at large.

Through UCF Online, you’ll gain the online nursing education you need to influence health and public policy. You’ll set yourself up to participate in groundbreaking research, analyze contemporary and global issues influencing nursing practice, and plan, evaluate and implement the delivery of healthcare through critical thinking. With courses in evaluation, teaching strategies and curriculum development, you’ll position yourself to develop and implement leadership, management and teaching strategies that improve the healthcare industry.

Upon completion of your certificate, you’ll be positioned to collaborate with other leaders in nursing and related disciplines, improving the overall quality of care. Get started today to earn your online graduate certificate.

Note — UCF is currently accepting applications for this program from individuals who reside in Florida, as well as other member states of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) nurse-licensure compact. Visit the NCSBN website to view the full list of states included.

Nurse Educator

Application Deadlines

September 1
July 1

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Course Overview

Evaluation in Nursing Education

Conduct an analysis of the process of systematic evaluation of learning outcomes at individual, class and program levels.

Engage in the application of evidenced-based practice guidelines to the processes of teaching and learning. Course includes the analysis of external and internal influences affecting the educational process of health professionals.

Explore an analysis of external and internal influences affecting curriculum development for the nursing education. Engage in the examination of societal factors impacting nursing education.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Develop effective curriculum that is instrumental in developing nursing compentencies.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of nursing training programs and implement changes.
  • Engage and apply nurse pedagogy to create effective health professionals.

Career Projections


Annual Job


Job Growth
2019 - 2029

Source: Lightcast™ . 2023

Career Opportunities

  • Clinical Instructor
  • Community Health Educator
  • Nurse Educator
  • Patient Educator