While the Fall 2022 recommended application deadline is April 15th, we will continue to accept applications up until July 1st. Apply Now!
At Rutgers School of Nursing, we offer certificate programs for Master’s- and Doctorally-prepared advanced practice nurses seeking primary or secondary specialty certification in the following areas:
- Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
- Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Family Nurse Practitioner in Emergency Care
- Nurse Midwifery
- Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (New!)
- Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Demonstrate your expertise with a specialty certification today.
The post-master’s certificate graduate is prepared to:
- Deliver and/or direct evidence-based, person-centered and population-focused care which builds upon previous and expands on nursing and advanced practice nursing knowledge and is responsive to the social and cultural context of people’s lives.
- Demonstrate application of current research/best-practices to develop, deliver, and evaluate care to improve health and reduce health disparities across the lifespan and continuum of care.
- Provide culturally-responsive care to diverse patients, families, and communities with a greater understanding of the complex physiologic processes and social determinants that impact health.
- Collaborate with interprofessional teams to improve patient care and health outcomes.
- Demonstrate advanced practice nursing competencies in the education and support of patients and families regarding health promotion, disease prevention, self- and collaborative management of disease and a dignified end-of-life.
- Promote sustainable practice, health policy, and scholarly activities surrounding the health and health care of patients, families, and communities.
- Apply concepts of organizational and systems leadership to the advanced practice role.
- Advocate for health equity and the reduction of health disparities.