Minimum Requirements To Become A Nurse Educator In Nigeria 2023

The article Will provides you with details on the minimum requirements to become a Nurse Educator In Nigeria

The board of the Nursing And Midwifery Council of Nigeria at it’s emergency meeting held in February 2022 has approved bachelor of nursing Science degree (BNSc) with post graduate diploma in Education (PGDE) or Professional Diploma in Education (PDE) Or Masters in Education (M.Ed) As a minimum requirements for teaching in nursing training institution in Nigeria.

The above decision of the board is in line with the Education reform of the Nursing And Midwifery Council of Nigeria which reiterates the importance of Nurses with highest qualifications to teach in the college of nursing Sciences for the award of National and Higher National Diploma (ND/HND) Certificate.

In view of the above, the council will no longer accept DIPLOMA QUALIFICATIONS without BACHELOR OF NURSING SCIENCE For Registration as An Educator.

Please bring the content of this circular to the knowledge of all concerned

Thank you for your cooperation with the Council in promoting and maintaining excellence in Nursing And Midwifery Education and Practice in line with global best practices.

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Faruk Umar Abubakar PhD, RN, FWACN


Abdullahi Suleiman a Certified Registered Nurse based in Nigeria, an Entrepreneur and Also a Blogger, passionate about Community Development and Cosmetic Nursing

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