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Nursing Education

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Program Highlights


Total cost: $19,250
Cost per credit hour: $550
Credit hours: 35
Online Classes


Total cost: $5,500
Cost per credit hour: $550
Credit hour: 10

Program Features

  • Designed for working professionals
  • Courses offered online
  • Courses offered in flexible intensive sessions

Why Choose OBU?

Leadership Development

Oklahoma Baptist University is a leader in Nursing Education. OBU is here to help you become a leader in the health care industry. This degree track is designed to help you grow in your ability to be a great nurse educator.


Your studies here can be shaped to fit your desired goals in your present position or the position you have your eye on. Our professors work with you to craft projects in line with your goals in the program.

Engaging & Practical Instruction

Your courses are designed to be very interactive. You and your fellow classmates engage current issues and topics in the health care industry.

Foundational Ethics

At OBU we integrate a biblical worldview to help you strengthen your professional ethic. You will be encouraged to put into practice character qualities that make you a stronger leader.

Nursing Education Certificate

The Nursing Education Certificate Program is for nurses holding a bachelor of science in nursing degree and a master's degree in nursing or a relevant field. It provides an opportunity to gain the expertise needed to impact the education of the next generation of nurses. This program is geared toward effective strategies in nursing education, curriculum design and evaluation. A practicum experience is designed to allow students to participate in classroom and clinical instruction.

Nurse Educator Certificate Courses (10 credit hours)

  • NURS 5113 (3 hours)—Strategies and Evaluation
  • NURS 5123 (3 hours)—Curriculum Design and Evaluation
  • NURS 5471 (1 hour)—Advanced Nursing Practicum I
  • NURS 5483 (3 hours)—Advanced Nursing Practicum II

Admissions Requirements for Certificate Programs

Those interested in receiving one of the certificate programs listed above should follow the following application process:

  1. Complete online Graduate Programs Application.
  2. Submit validation of a Master of Nursing from a program accredited by an approved nursing accrediting body. This must be mailed by the institution to: OBU Graduate Admissions, 500 W. University, OBU box 61262, Shawnee, OK 74804.
  3. Submit validation of a current license to practice professional nursing in the United States.

Please note that certificate programs are not eligible for any institutional or federal financial aid.