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.

At a Glance

Median annual wage for nursing instructors and teachers

Program Length

13 credits/2 courses


  • Online

Tuition per Credit


Is This the Program 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

  • Completed application
  • 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 [email protected]
  • Online
  • Tuition: $450/credit
  • Technology fee: $30 per credit

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

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