PBC in Nursing Education

Prepare for positions in pre-licensure nursing education, professional staff development, and patient education. This Post-Baccalaureate Certificate is approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing to meet the teaching-learning requirements for nursing faculty in North Carolina.

  • 12 credit hours taken over three semesters, beginning in the fall or spring
  • Courses delivered fully online
  • Small class size, with enrollment limited to 25 students
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Get details on our costs, which are competitive with those of other top universities. Our goal is to provide an online education that's both exceptional and affordable.

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Nationally Recognized Program

The UNCG School of Nursing is ranked No. 8 by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021 ranking of Best Online Master’s in Nursing Education Programs.


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Please refer to the accreditation status posted on the Office of Assessment, Accreditation, and Academic Program Planning website.

Live outside NC? Currently, UNCG is authorized to offer online education in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Find out more about State Authorization, a law that regulates in which states colleges and universities can offer education. UNCG does not guarantee that programs which fulfill North Carolina licensure requirements will satisfy the criteria of professional licensure boards in other states or territories. For further explanation, visit Professional Licensure.