The Department of Nursing's Post-Graduate APRN Certificate programs are for advanced practice nurse leaders who already hold at least one certification as a nurse practitioner, nurse anesthetist, clinical nurse specialist, or nurse midwife.
The Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) certificate includes theory online, on campus days for skills and simulation, and precepted clinical experiences.
Students who are already licensed as an advanced practice registered nurse can complete a post-graduate APRN certificate program in 12-18 months in the following concentrations:
The curriculum integrates nursing, science, concepts and theories from related disciplines, along with practice and research. The number of credits and time to complete the certificate are dependent on the specialty area.