May 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Edgewood College Catalog 
2019-2020 Edgewood College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing Education Graduate Certificate

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The Nursing Education graduate certificate is designed for nursing professionals who want to be better prepared to teach clients, staff, and students. It provides students with additional preparation in educational principles and theory to support them in their teaching roles. Courses focus on areas such as planning education programs or courses, and teaching strategies.

This certificate requires completion of six (6) three-credit courses for a total of 18 credits and focuses on the following program objectives:

  • Develop pedagogical strategies to promote holistic learning in individuals and groups with diverse educational backgrounds and developmental levels. 
  • Apply teaching/learning theory to the design, implementation, and evaluation of learning processes.


Health Requirement

Before entering the Nursing Practicum (NRS 735 ), students must provide evidence of meeting the health requirements for the agency in which they complete the practicum (NRS 735 ).

Background Check

Edgewood College’s School of Nursing and all clinical agencies under contract to the School require that every student and faculty member have a background check completed by the Criminal Justice Department of Wisconsin. Students must complete Background Information Disclosure forms before entry into the Nursing Practicum (NRS 735 ). Background checks are completed at the student’s expense.

Program Requirements

Required Courses:

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