The College of Nursing and Health Sciences offers post-graduate certificate programs designed to prepare students with a previous MSN degree for careers in another advanced nursing specialty area. The courses are offered online to make it easy to enroll if students are employed part-or full-time. A certificate program may be ideal for advancement-minded nurses with a desire to work in:
Students with a Nurse Educator Certificate will be prepared to educate healthcare providers and educators for the 21st century healthcare environment, with an emphasis on interprofessional practice and team science.
This online program is designed for post-graduate registered nurses who have already earned an MSN from an accredited program, and who wish to add a specialization to become a nurse educator.
Nurse Educator Certificate Plan of Study
A Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) is a registered nurse with a graduate degree in nursing that is prepared for advanced practice with individuals and families throughout the lifespan and across the health continuum. This practice includes independent and interdependent decision-making and direct accountability for clinical judgment.
Graduate preparation expands the comprehensiveness of the FNP role to include participation in and use of research and implementation of health policy, leadership, education, case management and consultation.
The online, post-graduate Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certificate program is designed for
post-graduate registered nurses who have already earned an MSN from an accredited program,
and who wish to add a specialization to become an FNP.
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