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Graduate Certificate in Geriatric Nursing Education

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Geriatric Nursing Education program from Pennsylvania State University prepares students with a master's degree in nursing or a related health discipline to:

  • ​Become geriatric-expert faculty and educational leaders
  • ​Train faculty with high levels of gerontological knowledge who will go on to teach registered nurses and other health professionals at the associate or bachelors degree levels
  • ​Instruct professional educators who can transform the environment in which geriatric health care is taught and practiced

​Graduates may pursue positions in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, long-term care facilities, and rural communities.

Requirements

  • MSN in nursing or related degree
  • Must hold either (1) a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or (2) a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution.
  • 3.0 GPA preferred
  • Official transcripts

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)