Post–Master Nursing Certificate in Clinical Nurse Specialist
Minnesota State University-Mankato

Program Details

The online Nursing Certificate in Clinical Nurse Specialist program from Minnesota State University-Mankato prepares nurses to effectively influence the health outcomes of patients and clients, the practice of nursing personnel, and patient care processes and client population outcomes in the health care organization or network. Coursework explores topics such as:

  • Processes influencing the health experience
  • ​Family nursing
  • ​Organizational and systems leadership
  • ​Pharmacology
  • ​Pathophysiology


  • MSN from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • Active, unencumbered nursing license

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission