Doctor of Nursing Practice and Nurse Educator Certificate

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:

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.