Graduate
Certificates

Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificates

For nurses with a master's degree in nursing or a master's degree in another discipline, graduate certificate programs are offered in Nursing Leadership and Nursing Education. Each requires 11-12 semester hours of work and can generally be completed in 9 months. The certificates are designed to provide relevant transfer credit into other graduate programs. Additionally, a certificate program is offered in Nurse Anesthesia for nurses with a MSN in another specialty.

Nursing Leadership

The Graduate Nursing Leadership Certificate is an alternative for individuals who desire leadership and administrative knowledge but are not necessarily interested in completing another graduate degree. The courses included in the certificate are:

  • NUR 610: Leadership Foundations (3 semester hours)
  • NUR 611: Leadership and Organizational Behavior (3 semester hours)
  • NUR 617: Financial Tools for Leaders and Organizations (3 semester hours)
  • NUR 680: Leadership Seminar (3 semester hours)

Nursing Education

The Graduate Nursing Education Certificate is an alternative for individuals who desire the knowledge, skills and ability to teach in a variety of settings, but are not necessarily interested in completing another graduate degree. The courses included in the certificate are:

  • NUR 640: Perspectives on Teaching and Learning (3 semester hours)
  • NUR 643: Curriculum Design (3 semester hours)
  • NUR 645: Assessment and Evaluation in Healthcare Education (3 semester hours)
  • NUR 690: Practicum in Advanced Nursing Roles (2 semester hours)

Nurse Anesthesia

Registered nurses with an MSN in another specialty area may be interested in our Nurse Anesthesia Certificate.

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Graduate Admissions
419-824-3517
Toll Free: 1-800-878-3210, ext. 3517

Rebecca Zechman, M.S.N., R.N.
Associate Professor
MSN Recruiter/Advisor

419-824-3972