Teaching and Learning in Nursing Graduate Certificate

If you are a nursing professional interested in moving into an education role, the University of Mary's Teaching and Learning in Nursing Certificate will provide you with the solid foundation you need to successfully teach, assess, and develop curriculum.

Gain the skills you need to teach and lead with this 13-credit graduate certificate program. Designed for working professionals, this accelerated, flexible program can be completed fully online.

Take the First Step

Get in touch with any questions or submit a simple application for admission.
We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!

At a Glance

Median annual wage for nursing instructors and teachers

Program Length

13 credits / 2 courses


  • Online

Tuition per Credit


Is This the Degree For Me?

Who It’s For

  • Nursing professionals considering an education role in academic and health care settings
  • Nurses looking to advance their skills to educate patients, students, and other members of health care teams
  • Professionals who want to attain graduate credit, but may not be considering a graduate degree

Career Paths

  • Nursing Instructor
  • Unit Nurse Educator
  • Nursing Education Consultant

What You’ll Learn

  • Theories of learning, teaching methods, and assessment of learning for effective teaching
  • Strategies for curriculum development and program evaluation
  • Advance your knowledge of clinical practice in health assessment, pathophysiology, and pharmacology

Program Details

Program Information

Please visit our catalog for admission requirements and a full list of our courses.

Your first step is to get in touch with any questions or submit the simple application for admission. We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!

If you are serving or have served our country, we sincerely thank you. Our military services office is here to work closely with active duty, retired, reserve, and eligible family members qualified for military benefits. Learn how we can help you with the application process and review the benefits you have earned.

For a full list of fees, visit our Tuition and Fees page.

The University of Mary is committed to putting your educational goals within reach. Learn what scholarships you qualify for.

The following will be needed when you have applied for admission so we can get you accepted into the certificate program:

  • Official transcripts
    • Attended the University of Mary before? Then we’ll get your Mary transcript for you!
    • At most other schools, you can request transcripts by going to the National Student Clearinghouse or by contacting the registrar’s office. 
    • Have your transcripts sent to:
      Office of Admissions
      University of Mary
      7500 University Drive
      Bismarck, ND 58504
    • Or request to send electronic transcripts to registrar@umary.edu

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