Certificate programs challenge students to update and enhance their competency. The nursing program provides opportunity for post baccalaureate nurses to complete four graduate courses and obtain a graduate certificate within two specialty areas. Courses address evidence based practice and advanced nursing concepts within a biblical framework focusing on servant leadership within professional practice. A total of 325 clinical practicum hours are included. Courses can be completed within 12 months. Students have the option to use graduate certificate courses completed at a B or higher grade within a degree emphasis if they apply and are accepted within five years into the Master of Science in Nursing program.
Certificate Admission Requirements: Students must have an unencumbered RN license and a BSN degree.
Required Certificate Courses (12 credit hours per stand-alone certificate):