Doctor of Nursing Practice and Nurse Educator Certificate for MSN to DNP Students
This dual option provides students the opportunity to earn a Doctor of Nursing Practice and a Nurse Educator Certificate simultaneously. The Doctor of Nursing Practice and Nurse Educator Certificate combined option provides a solid academic and practical foundation for a career as an academic or clinical nurse educator in a variety of academic and clinical settings.
- To obtain the certificate students will be required to take three courses that are three credits each, plus a practicum.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice and Nurse Educator Certificate requires the following:
- An application for the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and the Professional Certificate program
- Submission in NursingCAS of essay describing your past nurse educator experience or plans to move into nursing education (500 word essay)
Students in this dual option will be eligible to apply for the Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation Nursing Workforce Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity will award five students $25,000 each over two years. The first cohort of MSN to DNP degree candidates receiving a scholarship will start at UF in Fall 2021 and will be enrolled for two years.