Nursing Education Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

This program is not currently accepting new students.

You have enjoyed a successful nursing career, but are ready for a new challenge.  Consider contributing to the profession in an equally important way by sharing your expertise with the next generation of nurses. 

Gain the teaching and evaluation skills you need to work with nursing students as an instructor in an academic environment or a health care setting. This independent, 15-credit certificate program can help you make the transition from the clinic to the classroom.

If you hold a bachelor’s degree in nursing, are licensed as a registered nurse or are eligible for licensing in the State of Maryland, this certificate program can broaden your personal and professional options. Courses are offered on weekday evenings to give you the flexibility to balance family, work, and a graduate-level programs. View certificate requirements and course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog.

Why Towson?

First-rate Faculty

Nursing faculty members bring years of experience in the field to enrich your classroom experience. Your professors encourage you to participate in field and volunteer opportunities and provide direct supervision and guidance. 

Pursue Your Master’s in Nursing

Following your completion of the 15-unit certificate program, you may decide a master’s degree is in your future. You can easily apply these units to pursue additional graduate study in the M.S. in Nursing Program.

Volunteer Opportunities

Nursing students at all levels volunteer with companies and local organizations to develop and staff health fairs, where they perform blood pressure screenings and provide education regarding health promotion activities and communicable diseases.