Post Master's Degree Certificate Options
An individual with a Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program may apply to complete a post master's degree certificate in any of the graduate nursing majors. Master's degree prepared nurses who complete the course of study are eligible to seek certification from the appropriate credentialing body.
Students applying for a post master's certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner must have 500 hours of advanced practice direct contact and/or care for patients with the year prior to admission. Students applying for a post master's certificate in Nursing Education or Nursing Administration must have 1000 hours of nursing practice within the three years prior to admission.
The following plans of study apply only if a student fits one of the following categories:
To be admitted to a post master's degree certificate program, the student must have a Master's degree in Nursing, and meet all graduate nursing admission requirements.