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Advanced Certificate Program: Nursing Education

Timeline to Apply


Please note: to prepare yourself for becoming the best possible candidate for admission, please refer to the timeline below so that your application for admission is submitted in timely fashion and as complete as possible. This example timeline is designed to accommodate those who are new to a program of study, and have taken none of the prerequisite course requirements. Your situation may differ, particularly if you have completed most prerequisite course requirements. Please refer to our website for all Programs of Study information, including current deadlines.

Two Years Prior to Matriculation

June – July

August – September

One Year Prior to Matriculation

December – January

May – June


August – September


  • Be sure all supporting documentation has been submitted.
  • Register for any remaining prerequisite course work.

Year of Matriculation

December – January

  • Submit all final transcripts from fall and/or winter terms to Student Admissions
  • Register for any remaining prerequisite courses. To be a viable candidate, you should have no more than one (1) science and two (2) other remaining prerequisites courses to complete. Please note the science courses highlighted in red below. In preparing for submission of an application to any one of these programs it is advisable that you attempt to follow the Timeline chart that follows.
  • Submit proof of registration for all courses to be taken in the final spring and summer terms immediately preceding entry

January – March

Sample Schedule

Calendar Graduate Nursing
Semester One: Summer  Theoretical & Scientific Bases of Nursing Education & the Educator Role
Designing Evidence -Based, Transformational, Integrated Curricula
Semester Two: Fall  Facilitating Student Learning: Strategies & Methods
Assessment and Evaluation: From Individual to Program