School of Nursing
1240 Normal Rd, DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: (815) 753-1231
Fax: (815) 753-0814
Northern Illinois University School of Nursing offers a post master’s certificate in Nursing Education.
The post-master's nursing education certificate program provides master’s prepared nurses with a foundation for teaching. This program involves 2 didactic courses and 2 internship courses. The Nursing Education certificate requires 11-13 semester hours of post-master’s study. Prerequisite courses for admission include: Advanced pathophysiology, pharmacology and physical assessment class and lab within the last 3 years. Students who have deficiencies in prerequisite courses may be admitted to the program but will need to enroll in deficiency courses as part of the plan of study.