Post-Master’s Certificate in Women’s Health Gender Related Nurse Practitioner
Drexel University

Program Details

Nurses with a Master of Science in Nursing degree can pursue this online Post-Master’s Certificate to specialize their practice in women’s health and gender related issues. After graduation, students are eligible for Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Certification through the National Certification Corporation.

Coursework emphasizes reproductive and gynecologic health needs of women and their partners. Nurses learn about health promotion and disease prevention care. Graduates will be prepared to work in both primary care and women’s health specialty practices, offering services including well care, prenatal and postpartum care, and treatment of common and complex women’s health issues. Drexel University provides online students with assistance in coordinating a clinical site and preceptor in their own community.

This online nurse practitioner degree program covers topics including:

  • Management and care of common gynecological and gender related issues throughout the lifespan
  • Management and care of low and high risk obstetrical and post-partum needs of women and families
  • Primary care for women’s health
  • Pharmacology for the women’s health practitioner

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Drexel University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Three 3-day on-campus intensive experiences required, one each in spring, summer, and fall
  • Master of Science in Nursing or Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree required from an accredited program
  • Current, unrestricted US RN license required

Restricted States

Alabama, Colorado, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming