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Welcome to the Program in Nursing Education
We’ve been educating nurse education leaders since 1899. And now we’re doing it online! Teachers College offers exceptional classes that fit into your busy schedule. The Doctor in Education degree (Ed.D.) and an advanced certificate program in Nursing Education provide maximum flexibility for busy nurse professionals seeking advanced training. The focus of the program is on evidence-based teaching strategies and research in nursing education. We are accepting applications for a Fall start date. Learn more about our degrees here. Apply now!
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Doctor of Education
The Doctor of Education in Nursing Education is designed for nurses with Masters Degrees who want to become nurse educators in either academic or staff development settings. The program fosters deep collaboration among students and faculty to maximize preparation for educator roles. Also, the program features a unique collaborative approach to dissertation design and development.
Advanced Certificate Program
The Advanced Certificate Program in Nursing Education is designed for nurses with doctorates who want to maximize their potential to be effective nurse educators. The program consists of five core courses designed to help you to deploy your advanced clinical or research expertise to enhance the education of new nurses and advanced practitioners.
Diabetes Education and Management
The Diabetes Education and Management Programs are interdisciplinary online programs enrolling clinical professionals, including nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, health educators, exercise physiologists, optometrists, and psychologists. The programs include both a Masters Degree and an Advanced Certificate Program. Doctoral students in Nursing Education who would like more clinical expertise in diabetes management may also take courses on Diabetes Education and Management as part of their program.
Program Director: Professor Kathleen A. O’Connell
Teachers College, Columbia University
525 W. 120th Street, New York, NY 10027
Contact Person: Professor Kathleen A. O’ConnellPhone: (212) 678-3130, (212) 678-3120 Fax: (212) 678-3120