The Nurse Educator concentration prepares nurses for roles in academic nursing.  Students in the education concentration acquire advanced nursing knowledge and educational theories and principles.

As a student, the Nurse Educator concentration offers you:

  • A flexible curriculum with online courses and full- and part-time options.
  • Individualized academic advising.
  • Academic quality at a reasonable educational cost.
  • Practicum experience with leaders in nursing education.
  • Educational experiences tailored to student experience and goals.
  • Employment opportunities that are available to graduates in academic nursing addressing the faculty shortage needs identified by the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the Institute of Medicine (IOM).
  • The opportunity to gain the skills necessary to work in the academic, patient education, or service sector.

All successful graduates of the Nurse Educator concentration possess educational requirements to apply for the Certified Nurse Educator CM (CNE) from the National League for Nursing.

Concentration Director

Carol Sedlak Carol A. Sedlak

Concentration Faculty

Post-Master's Certificate

Kent State's College of Nursing offers post-master's nursing certificate programs for individuals who hold a Master's Degree in nursing.

View information, requirements, and employment information for the Nurse Educator post-master's certificate

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