Upon completion of your MSN degree, you have the option to complete the following certificate tracks.
- January 08, 2024 – all tracks
- March 04, 2024 – FNP only
- April 29, 2024 – FNP only
Accelerated classes meet online, courses start every 8 weeks.
Post-Graduate Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate
Post-Master’s Nursing Education Certificate Track
This certificate would be especially helpful if you’re interested in teaching nursing students in the future and would allow for a seamless transition into academia.
Post-Master’s Transformational Leadership Certificate Track
This certificate track will prepare you to lead change within the healthcare system. Business skills have been integrated into the curriculum to give you a competitive edge and provide a solid foundation for entry into an advanced practice nursing leadership role.
About the Family Nurse Practitioner Track
In this track, you will develop, test and evaluate ideas relevant to nursing practice, along with critically examining concepts and theories in relation to health issues and nursing research. These skills will help you as you recommend constructive change and systematize ethical, moral, spiritual, and professional concepts into your sphere of influence. As a student in the FNP track, you will be prepared to care for individuals and families in diverse healthcare settings. These settings include clinics, community-based settings, long-term care facilities, and hospitals. Family Nurse Practitioners focus on health promotion and disease prevention and are trained to diagnose and develop treatment plans for acute and chronic diseases. As a student, you will interact with interprofessional colleagues—exploring collaborative best practices. By sharing professional experiences in discussion and writing assignments, you will achieve further development. As a practicing nurse, you’ll appreciate the flexibility and convenience of this online program.
About the Transformational Leadership Track
The goal of the Transformational Leadership track is to transform you personally and professionally. Throughout the program you will interact with a variety of multidisciplinary representatives to explore best practices. You will develop, test, and evaluate ideas relevant to nursing practice, along with critically examining concepts and theories in relation to leadership. These skills will help you as you systematize moral, ethical, spiritual, and professional concepts into to your sphere of influence to lead change within the healthcare environment. Business skills have been integrated into the curriculum to give you a competitive edge and provide a solid foundation for entry into an advanced nursing leadership role. Upon completion of this program you will have acquired skills to better advocate for others, promote positive change, improve outcomes, and effectively collaborate within the interprofessional team.
About the Nursing Education Track
In this Education track, you will develop, test, and evaluate ideas relevant to the nurse educator core competencies, along with critically examining concepts and theories in relation to nursing practice, teaching-learning strategies, curriculum and course development, professional issues, and the monitoring and evaluation of student learning. Ethical, moral, and spiritual concepts are integrated into the curriculum to aid in the development of advanced knowledge and skills to better prepare you for servant leadership. These skills will prepare you to innovatively lead the profession of nursing forward. You will interact with a variety of inter-professional partners to explore best practices and will be able to enter a new nursing role as an academic nurse educator.