Post Graduate APRN Certificate

Post Graduate APRN Certificate

The objective of this option is to prepare nurses for eligibility and licensure for national certification in an advanced practice specialty. Students will progress through a specialized curriculum that focuses on the student's area of interest.  APRNs holding a master’s degree and registered nurses who have earned a terminal degree (ie. PhD, EdD, DNP) are eligible to apply.

Three specialties are available:

  • Adult Gerontology Acute Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner 
  • Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (next admission 2024)
The Post Graduate APRN Certificate program is structured in a hybrid format. Students are required to attend class on campus 4 to 6 times a semester. Classes are typically scheduled on Thursdays. The remainder of the class content will be delivered in an online format. 


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