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Explore the nursing education or administration graduate certificate at UW-Eau Claire

Continue your nursing education with a graduate certificate in either education or administration from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The program is designed for registered nurses who have completed a master’s degree in nursing and wish to obtain additional role preparation in education or nursing administration. 

Upon completion of the program, you will will bring advanced skills and knowledge in nursing education or healthcare administration into your career. You will be equipped to step into leadership roles in the nursing field and make significant contributions for advancing the nursing profession.

Why complete my nursing education or administration (post-master's) certificate at UW-Eau Claire?

Flexible scheduling. We understand that you may have other things to juggle in addition to your education, such as working full time or family obligations. This program is intentionally structured so that you can further your education while continuing to work with a schedule that makes sense for you.

Build on your education and shape your career. This certificate will increase your nursing knowledge and skills that you've already gained an expertise in, while also allowing you to further specialize in education or administration.

In-demand skills. Students who complete this graduate certificate will be ready to take the next step in their careers, either via teaching future nurses or through taking on a leadership role in administration. Whichever path you choose, you will be prepared to seamlessly transition into high-demand roles and responsibilities in the nursing field.

Graduate certificate in nursing education or administration curriculum

Our curriculum is designed to expand your knowledge of the science of nursing, specifically through educational or administrative concepts. You can choose to explore managerial theories and learn nurse administrator role functions, or dig in to teaching/learning theory, curriculum development and education issues concerning personal values, research, and societal and healthcare trends.

Learn more about the nursing administration graduate certificate in the UWEC course catalog

Learn more about the nursing education graduate certificate in the UWEC course catalog.

Application information

To learn more about the post-master's certificate program, please contact Dr. Catherine (Kitty) Kenney, Graduate Programs Admission Coordinator, by email at or by phone at 715-836-3638.

Admissions requirements

This post-master’s certificate program uses existing graduate level nursing courses, offered in the existing scheduled rotation of courses, and using existing resources. Students will be admitted on a “space available” basis.

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Department information

Nursing Building


Nursing 103
5 Roosevelt Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701
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