If you have a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) or higher, a Postgraduate Nursing Certificate program at South College is designed to advance your knowledge in new nursing roles and responsibilities. Earn your postgraduate nursing certificate online at South College.
Postgraduate Certificates are available in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Executive, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
Varies by certificate (FNP, Nurse Exec, PNP, PMHNP, AGACNP)
A variety of programs are available for qualified applicants.
Earn your Postgraduate Nursing Certificate online!
Financial aid, offered through a variety of programs, is available to those who qualify. To learn more about the financial aid options available for our postgraduate nursing certificate programs, contact us today.
A postgraduate certificate can help nurses with a master’s or higher in nursing to gain additional specialized knowledge in important areas. Acquiring a postgraduate nursing certificate can help you grow as you switch to or add on a new nursing specialty, such as Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Executive, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, or Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. After completing a postgraduate nursing certificate, nurses can choose to pursue certification relevant to their area of study.
Our Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Postgraduate Certificate program is designed to help prepare you to provide advanced nursing care to adults, older adults, and elderly patients with acute, chronic, and critical conditions. The curriculum includes how to best utilize community resources and work in a multidisciplinary team to optimize patient outcomes.
The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Postgraduate Certificate program is designed to help prepare you to deliver family-centered, evidence-based primary care to infants, children, adolescents, and adults. FNP courses cover the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of acute and chronic illness, as well as preventive health care for patients, including those in rural and underserved areas.
Our Nurse Executive Postgraduate Certificate program is designed to help equip you to be a highly collaborative and skilled nurse manager and leader. The Nurse Executive courses are built to promote financial accountability, systems thinking, and an ability to assist patients and staff through difficult transitions with a constant awareness of patient care quality.
The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) Postgraduate Certificate program is designed to help prepare you to provide primary care for infants, young children, and adolescents up to age 21. PNP courses cover clinical management of common acute illnesses, physical and behavioral problems, developmental screening tests, and giving anticipatory guidance to patients and their families.
Our Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Postgraduate Certificate program is designed to help equip you to care for individuals or families with psychiatric disorders, as well as to identify related risk factors. The PMHNP courses explore models of counseling and psychotherapy, psychiatric theory and assessment, and models of care across the lifespan.