Post-Graduate Certificate Program
The Post Graduate Certificate program in Nursing offers students with graduate degrees in Nursing the opportunity to complete an additional practice specialty. Specialty certification boards require completion of a formal program of study to be eligible to take specialty certification examinations. The certificate also provides the graduate with a way to formally acknowledge to clients, co-workers, and employers their expertise in an additional advanced practice specialty area.
Choose from these specialty areas:
- Adult/Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist
- Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
- Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
- Nurse Midwifery
- Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist
- Primary Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
- Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Enrollment is limited for specialty and clinical courses. Students are selected for the practice specialty by the coordinator and faculty of the area. Applicants must contact the specialty area coordinators before applying. Selections are made on a space-available basis. Individual program requirements vary and programs of study will be individualized for each Post Graduate Certificate student.
For more information on applications and admissions, please contact the School of Nursing Office of Student & Career Services.
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The post graduate APRN certificate program at the University of Minnesota is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530,. Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791.