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Please contact our Graduate Advisors: Marsha Freije, M.S.N. and Diane Jankura, M.A. at nursegrad@psu.edu

Gerontology Certificate

  • Overview: To prepare individuals with a Bachelor’s or higher degree in Nursing or a related health discipline in gerontology. The Certificate is offered on-line in collaboration with the Penn State World Campus.

 

Geriatric Nursing Education Certificate

  • Overview: To prepare individuals with a current Master’s degree in Nursing or a related health  discipline to teach geriatric content at both the Associate and Baccalaureate degree levels. The Certificate is offered on-line in collaboration with the Penn State World Campus.

 

Primary Palliative Care Certificate

  • Overview: To prepare individuals with a Bachelor’s or higher degree in Nursing or a related health discipline in gerontology. The Certificate is offered on-line in collaboration with the Penn State World Campus.

Nurse Practitioner Certificate

  • Overview: The postgraduate Nurse Practitioner certificate program serves students who (1) have a master’s degree or higher in nursing from an accredited institution, and (2) seek additional certification as a family nurse practitioner, adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner, or adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner.

 

Nurse Administrator Certificate

  • Overview: The purpose of the Nurse Administrator certificate is to prepare nurses with a baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing for certification as a nurse administrator. The Certificate is offered on-line in collaboration with the Penn State World Campus.

 

Nurse Educator Certificate

  • Overview: The purpose of the Nurse Educator certificate is to provide formal content in nursing education to nurses with a baccalaureate degree or higher in nursing who plan to teach in a variety of educational and clinical settings. The Certificate is offered on-line in collaboration with the Penn State World Campus.