The Executive Practice and Healthcare Leadership certificate program is designed for individuals prepared with a Bachelor of Science in nursing and a Master's degree in nursing or a health related field who wish to gain specialty knowledge in this role.
The certificate consists of executive nurse and leadership focused courses and two practicum experiences. The program totals 15 credit hours and includes 180 practicum hours. The program can be completed in 2 consecutive semesters. Additional information can be found by visiting the Graduate Program Requirements section of our catalog on-line.
The Nurse Educator certificate program is designed for individuals who are prepared with a Bachelor of Science in nursing and a Master's degree in nursing or a health related field who wish to gain specialty knowledge in this role.
The certificate consists of education focused courses and an individualized practicum for a total of eleven (11) credit hours and includes 120 practicum hours. The program can be completed part-time in four consecutive semesters.
The Certificate admission process is the same as admission to the graduate program.
The FNP and AGNP certificate programs are designed for individuals prepared with a master of science degree in nursing who wish to gain specialty knowledge in one of these roles. The certificates consist of nurse practitioner focused courses. Courses can be completed in 3 consecutive semesters (including summer semester). PLEASE NOTE: Students must complete advanced pathophysiology, advanced physical assessment, and advanced pharmacology prior to beginning clinical courses. An individual program of study will be developed by the advisor based on previous coursework.
Students must proceed through the admission process including interview with other candidates for the Family Nurse Practitioner Track.
Students enrolled in the graduate certificate programs (Post-Master Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gero Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator and Executive Nurse Practice) are NOT eligible to receive any federal financial aid.
Students may go to www.nursingcas.org to begin the application process.