Graduate Certificate in School Nurse
Ashland University

Program Details

If you are a nurse that would like to work in a school setting, the Graduate Certificate in School Nurse program may be for you.  This online nursing degree prepares nurses to bridge the gap between healthcare and education by becoming certified school nurses that are prepared to provide quality student-centered care.  

Featuring a curriculum aligned with the ANA and NASN Scope and Standards of Professional School Nursing Practice, this program offers the knowledge and skills needed to work in school settings using ethical and evidence-based practice.  Specifically, nurses in this degree program will learn to:

  • Protect and promote student health
  • Facilitate optimal development
  • Advance academic success

Going beyond the high-quality nursing skills and knowledge offered in other degrees at Ashland University, this online nursing degree is designed to help students learn to deliver age appropriate and culturally competent care within school settings.  You will gain this knowledge while completing the program at your own pace and on your own schedule.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Ashland University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Occupational License, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Hold a current, valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in at least one U.S. state or territory