Post-Graduate Certificate in Dual Role (Family NP/Adult-Gerontological Acute Care NP)
University of South Alabama

Program Details

The online Post-Graduate Certificate programs from the University of South Alabama are designed for registered nurses with a graduate degree in nursing who seek academic preparation in a new specialty or subspecialty area of advanced practice nursing. Students who complete one of these programs possess the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Integrate advanced knowledge and theories from nursing and related disciplines into a specialized area of advanced nursing practice
  • Demonstrate competence in advanced nursing roles to meet current and emerging health needs of a specific population or system
  • Use scientific inquiry to identify problems within an organization or specific patient population to improve care outcomes
  • Apply advanced knowledge of leadership and management to transform care delivery systems in a specialized area of advanced nursing practice
  • Contribute to the focus and direction of the nursing profession within a specialized area of advanced nursing practice

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of South Alabama is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Students may be required to come to campus once when they begin the clinical portion of their program for intensive classroom and evaluation sessions.