Post Graduate Certificate Programs

College

  • Center City Campus
  • Dixon Campus
  • College of Nursing

Degree Earned

  • Certificate

Progam Length

18 credit hours

Program Information

  • On Campus
  • Online

Prerequisites

3.5 GPA
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Program Overview

Post Graduate Certificate (PGC) options are available in all nurse practitioner specialty areas earned in 18 credit hours:

  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Community Systems Administration

PGC Program Outcomes

  • Integrate relevant knowledge, principles and theories from nursing and related sciences into the advanced nursing care of individuals, families and populations. (Essential I)
  • Demonstrate acumen in organizational leadership through effective collaboration, consultation, and decision-making. (Essential II)
  • Integrate research translation and evidence appraisal  into advanced nursing practice to initiate change and improve quality outcomes.(Essential IV)
  • Evaluate information science approaches and patient-centric technologies to improve health outcomes and enhance quality of care. (Essentials III, V)
  • Analyze the impact policies, economic factors, and ethical and socio-cultural dimensions have on advanced nursing practice and health care outcomes. (Essential VI)
  • Integrate the concepts of interprofessional communication, collaboration and consultation to effectively manage and coordinate care across systems.  (Essential VII)
  • Incorporate culturally-appropriate concepts in the planning and delivery of evidence-based preventive and  clinical care to communities, and populations. (Essential VIII)
  • Demonstrate expertise in a defined area of advanced practice nursing  that influences health care outcomes for individuals, populations and systems. (Essential IX)

Curriculums

Learn about the classes and schedule options for earning a certificate per the three available tracks.