University of Nevada-Las Vegas

4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, NV 89154

Program Details

The online Advanced Graduate Certificate in Biobehavioral Nursing program from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas prepares students for research using biological, behavioral, and associated factors which influence health and illness. Graduates of the program possess the ability to:

  • Adapt the core components of team science into the development of an interdisciplinary research plan
  • Evaluate the common methodologies genomics, proteomics, and behaviors used in biobehavioral nursing research
  • Demonstrate an understanding of theoretical models and basic concepts used in biobehavioral research
  • Examine the common biological pathways and biomarkers that are associated with the student’s phenomenon of interest
  • Generate a set of reliable and valid biological data
  • Develop protocols for the use of laboratory assays to generate a reliable and valid set of biological data

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    Program Overview

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    • Delivery Format:
      Mostly Online
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      Per Semester Credit
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    • Fees Overview :
      • New Student Fee (one-time): $35
      • Student Services Fee (per credit): $5.50
      • Technology Fee (per credit): $8
      • iNtegrate Fee (per credit): $3
      • Distance Ed Course Fee (per credit): $34
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    • Must be a registered nurse who has completed a Ph.D. or other research-focused doctorate
    • Requires a two-week laboratory immersion experience intensive in the summer

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


    This program may not be available in California, Florida, Massachusetts, and US Territories of American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Puerto Rico, Republic of Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau, U.S. Virgin Islands.

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