Nursing Education Advanced Certificate

School of Nursing

Program Description

The Advanced Certificate in Nursing Education is designed to be taken concurrently with one of our other nursing graduate degree programs. Non-UB students may apply, but must have completed a master of science in nursing. The certificate prepares nurses as educators, in both the academic and healthcare arenas, and provides an excellent foundation in nursing knowledge, leadership and research skills, and adult educational theory and strategies.

Program Contact

Nursing Department
3435 Main Street, Beck Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-2537
Fax: 716-829-2067

Instruction Method

  • Online (100 percent of the degree requirements can be fulfilled online)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 15 Hours


  • 1 Year

Application Fee

  • $75

Special Requirements

Non-UB students must have a master's degree to apply.

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.