These certificate programs prepare nurses with master’s degrees to become nurse practitioners. Students may focus on either acute or primary care in pediatrics or adult-gerontology. Each certificate requires 18-39 credits — including both didactic and clinical courses. Graduates of this program may apply for certification as advanced nurse practitioners with the appropriate certifying bodies.
A BSN degree is required.
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation Statement
Middle States Commission on Higher Education