Post-Baccalaureate School Nurse Certificate
The School Nurse Certificate Program is an online Post-Baccalaureate program (BA, BS, or BSN) for professional registered nurses who wish to be certified in school nursing (instructional certificate) in the State of New Jersey. The program provides registered nurses with the educational background, experiences and competencies to carry out the responsibilities and functions of the school nurse.
Primarily an online program, the School Nurse Certificate Program requires a 75-hour school nurse practicum, which includes instruction in student teaching in health.
Credits to Completion:
It is a minimum 15-22 credit requirement, depending on the student’s Baccalaureate degree requirements. During orientation, students will have an opportunity to sit with an academic advisor to establish an individualized degree completion plan.
School Nurse Certificate Curriculum Sheet (pdf)