Graduate Certificates

Nursing Administration

The Certificate in Nursing Administration is designed for nurses who hold a bachelor’s degree and desire to enhance their administrative skills and advanced practice nurses with master’s degree who desire additional knowledge to be competitive in managing personnel or groups.

Nurse Educator

The Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education is designed to prepare nurses who have a BSN or MSN to become educational leaders in academic and clinical settings. This certificate consists of four courses, for a total of twelve semester hours and can be completed within one calendar year. The Graduate Certificate provides students with the coursework needed to enhance the student’s professional teaching skills.

Applied Nursing Informatics

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Nursing Informatics is designed for nurses who hold a BSN or graduate nursing degree and desire to enhance their skills in clinical application of nursing informatics. The course content is focused on implementing, managing, or conducting analytics using clinical/administrative information systems.

Post-Graduate APRN Certificates

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

he Post-Master’s Certificate consists of concentration courses in advanced practice nursing (minimum 20 graduate credit hours).  This certificate program prepares nurses holding master’s degrees in nursing to enter advanced practice nursing as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.

Family Nurse Practitioner Across the Lifespan

This certificate program prepares nurses holding master’s degrees in nursing to enter advanced practice nursing in primary care as a Family Nurse Practitioner.  Nurses already certified as Psych NPs, Women’s Health or Pediatric NPs are evaluated for possible exclusion of respective concentration courses and practica from their program.