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 needed qualifications for graduates to take the Certified Nurse EducatorCM (CNE) from the National League for Nursing
  • The opportunity to gain the skills necessary to work in the academic, patient education, or service sector.
Concentration Director

Carol SedlakCarol 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