Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at The College of St. Scholastica are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

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Nursing Post-Graduate Certificates

The Post-Graduate Certificate educates advanced practice nurses in an additional specialty area: adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner (AGPCNP), family nurse practitioner (FNP), or psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP).

The curriculum integrates nursing, science, concepts and theories from related disciplines, along with practice and research. The number of credits and time to complete the certificate are dependent of the specialty area.

  • The AGPCNP certificate includes 26 credits with 675 direct supervised patient care hours over 4 semesters
  • The FNP certificate includes 25 credits with 675 direct supervised patient care hours over 4 semesters
  • The PMHNP certificate includes 29 credits with 630 direct supervised patient care hours over 6 semesters

Each certificate is offered in a hybrid format consisting of online courses and clinical courses supplemented with minimal on-campus meetings.

For more information on any of the Post-Graduate Nursing Certificates please contact Chad Oppelt, coppelt@css.edu or (877) 287-8719.

Application requirements and checklist


For additional information on these certificate programs in an easy-to-read format, please read the following Gainful Employment Disclosure notices.

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Chad OppeltChad Oppelt
Recruitment Counselor, Graduate & Extended Studies
(877) 287-8719
coppelt@css.edu

Tuition: $867/credit*

* Tuition rates are for the 2018-19 academic year. Additional fees and costs for course materials may apply. Total program cost and completion time varies depending on transfer credits and individual program plans. Tuition rates are subject to change.