Post-Master’s Certificate Programs
The School of Nursing offers certificate programs to prepare nurses for advanced practice, education, and administrative roles. The curriculum for these programs reflects the School of Nursing mission and philosophy, and professional education standards for nursing. The programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and the California Board of Registered Nursing. The following are offered:
- Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Certificate
- Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) Certificate
- Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate
- Post-Master’s Certificate in Healthcare Administration and Leadership
- Nursing Education Certificate
- Oncology Nurse Practitioner Certificate
- Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Certificate
- Pediatric Nurse Practitioner–Primary Care (PNP-PC) Certificate
- Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Certificate
- Master’s degree in nursing
- Completion of a graduate research course
- Completion of an undergraduate health assessment course
University graduate admission and program-specific requirements must be met before an application is complete (see Admission to the University). Program-specific application requirements are available online.
International students should contact Graduate and Professional Admissions for application procedures.