Certificates

Post-Baccalaureate

  • Post-Baccalaureate: Genetics
    This certificate is designed for Bachelor's Degree prepared individuals who are seeking focused, graduate-level education in the specialty of genetics.

  • Certificate in Nursing Research
    This online certificate is intended for nurses with a Bachelor's degree who are seeking a focus on research as well as current graduate students and nurses with a Masters or DNP degree.
  • School Nurse Certificate
    The Pennsylvania Department of Education School Nurse Certificate is offered jointly through the School of Education and the School of Nursing. Courses are designed to prepare registered nurses to meet the health needs of children of all ages in diverse school settings.

  • Graduate Certificate in Gerontology, Nursing Track
    The University of Pittsburgh Council on Aging has collaborated to create a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology. Offered through the University Center for Social and Urban Research, the track is designed for nurses who are interested in acquiring basic knowledge about gerontology and geriatrics, and specialized knowledge of aging and aging processes in their particular disciplines.

Post-Masters/DNP

  • Post-MSN/DNP: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
    This non-degree certificate is designed for nurse practitioners or clinical nurse specialists with a previous Master of Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice who are seeking to expand their roles via nurse practitioner certification in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care. The total credits required are 21.

  • Post-Masters: Health Care Genetics
    This certificate is designed for the health care worker with a Master's Degree who is seeking a focus in Genetics.

  • Post-Masters/DNP: Nursing Research
    This online certificate is intended for nurses with a Bachelor's degree who are seeking a focus on research as well as current graduate students and nurses with a Masters or DNP degree.

  • Post-MSN/DNP: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    This non-degree certificate is designed for nurses with a previous Masters or DNP preparation as a family or pediatric nursing practitioner who are seeking to expand their role to practice as neonatal nurse practitioners.

  • Post-MSN/DNP: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
    This certificate provides the theory content and skill development for a Nurse Practitioner role with a focus on individuals psychiatric illnesses and their management across the lifespan.

  • Post-MSN/DNP: Nursing Education
    This certificate is a combination of didactic, preceptorship, and web-supported learning. Offers flexibility for individualized learning. Part-time study (1-2 courses per term over four or five terms) is possible.

  • Post-MSN/DNP: Nursing Informatics
    This online certificate offers flexibility to individualized learning. Offers a web-supported learning environment and can be completed part-time in four academic terms.

  • School Nurse Certificate
    The Pennsylvania Department of Education School Nurse Certificate is offered jointly through the School of Education and the School of Nursing. Courses are designed to prepare registered nurses to meet the health needs of children of all ages in diverse school settings.

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