Online Post Master’s Certificate Programs

Strengthen your clinical and academic background to prepare for advanced roles in various specialty areas. The core curriculum features the study of pathophysiology, diagnostics and technologies, and pharmacology and helps you begin preparation for advanced certification exams. Coursework includes a clinical practicum which provides the opportunity for real-world application.

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Why earn your Post Master's Certificate online at YSU?

  • Accessibility – You can customize your schedule with 24/7 access to the online coursework.
  • Affordability – Our low-cost tuition is pay-as-you-go, so you can stay within your budget.
  • Quality – Our faculty members provide rigorous content and personalized attention.
  • Relevancy – Working nurses can apply new learning immediately.

Which online program is right for you?

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Nurse Educator – Post Graduate Certificate

As few as 8 months Duration
15 Credit Hours
$6,300 Total Tuition

Rise as a competent nurse educator by completing our Nurse Educator – Post Graduate Certificate online program. Build a strong understanding of curriculum development, teaching strategies and instructional methods that will prepare you to educate and guide the next generation of nurses.

Designed for those with an MSN, you will graduate with knowledge and expertise to work as an educator in both clinical and academic settings.

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Family Nurse Practitioner – Advanced Placement Post Master's Certificate

As few as 14 months Duration
19 Credit Hours
$10,013 Total Tuition

Enhance your professional development and prepare to expand your role as a family nurse practitioner in this online certificate program. Designed specifically for RNs with MSN nurse practitioner qualifications, this post-master's program deepens your education and training while offering real-world applications.

This unique program blends online coursework and clinical experiences, including a practicum consisting of 600 hours in a variety of primary care settings. As a graduate, you will be able to provide comprehensive and holistic primary care to a culturally diverse population.

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Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – Post Master's Certificate

As few as 18 months Duration
36 Credit Hours
$18,972 Total Tuition

Prepare for examinations and earn the credentials for recognition as an Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Designed specifically for RNs with MSN Nurse Practitioner qualifications, this post-master's online certificate program qualifies you to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center and/or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners AG-ACNP certification examinations. Following national certification, you can be granted prescriptive authority through the Ohio Board of Nursing.

This program builds on your ability to care for adults with complex and chronic conditions in high acuity and specialty areas. It includes a supervised clinical practicum consisting of 540 hours in a variety of acute care settings.

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Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – Advanced Placement Post Master's Certificate

As few as 12 months Duration
18 Credit Hours
$9,486 Total Tuition

Strengthen your clinical and academic background to prepare for roles as an AG-ACNP in this online certificate program that lays the groundwork for RNs with MSN Nurse Practitioner qualifications to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center and/or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners AG-ACNP certification exams. Following national certification, you are eligible to be granted prescriptive authority through the Ohio Board of Nursing.

This program includes a supervised clinical practicum consisting of 540 hours in a variety of acute care settings. You will build on your ability to care for adults with complex and chronic conditions in high acuity and specialty areas.

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Family Nurse Practitioner - Post Master's Certificate

As few as 20 months Duration
37 Credit Hours
$19,499 Total Tuition

Designed specifically for nurses who hold MSN degrees, our Family Nurse Practitioner - Post Master's Certificate online program enhances your professional development by providing valuable education and training to prepare you for a family nurse practitioner role. Broaden your advanced practice ability to provide direct primary care to individuals and families.

In this unique program, you will study health promotion, health maintenance, and management of common health problems pertaining to children, adolescents, gynecological, adult and older adult and family centered primary care with an emphasis on physical assessment, diagnosis and management of patient care needs. The program includes a supervised clinical practicum consisting of 600 hours in a variety of primary care settings.

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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing degree programs at Youngstown State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (ccneaccreditation.org) and approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing.

Nurse Educator – Post Graduate Certificate

Duration: 8 months Credit Hours: 15 Tuition: $420 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/10/24 Start class: 7/1/24

Rise as a competent nurse educator by completing our Nurse Educator – Post Graduate Certificate online program. Build a strong understanding of curriculum development, teaching strategies and instructional methods that will prepare you to educate and guide the next generation of nurses.

Designed for those with an MSN, you will graduate with knowledge and expertise to work as an educator in both clinical and academic settings.

Family Nurse Practitioner – Advanced Placement Post Master's Certificate

Duration: 14 months Credit Hours: 19 Tuition: $527 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/10/24 Start class: 7/1/24

Enhance your professional development and prepare to expand your role as a family nurse practitioner in this online certificate program. Designed specifically for RNs with MSN nurse practitioner qualifications, this post-master's program deepens your education and training while offering real-world applications.

This unique program blends online coursework and clinical experiences, including a practicum consisting of 600 hours in a variety of primary care settings. As a graduate, you will be able to provide comprehensive and holistic primary care to a culturally diverse population.

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – Post Master's Certificate

Duration: 18 months Credit Hours: 36 Tuition: $527 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/10/24 Start class: 7/1/24

Prepare for examinations and earn the credentials for recognition as an Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Designed specifically for RNs with MSN Nurse Practitioner qualifications, this post-master's online certificate program qualifies you to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center and/or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners AG-ACNP certification examinations. Following national certification, you can be granted prescriptive authority through the Ohio Board of Nursing.

This program builds on your ability to care for adults with complex and chronic conditions in high acuity and specialty areas. It includes a supervised clinical practicum consisting of 540 hours in a variety of acute care settings.

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – Advanced Placement Post Master's Certificate

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 18 Tuition: $527 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/10/24 Start class: 7/1/24

Strengthen your clinical and academic background to prepare for roles as an AG-ACNP in this online certificate program that lays the groundwork for RNs with MSN Nurse Practitioner qualifications to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center and/or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners AG-ACNP certification exams. Following national certification, you are eligible to be granted prescriptive authority through the Ohio Board of Nursing.

This program includes a supervised clinical practicum consisting of 540 hours in a variety of acute care settings. You will build on your ability to care for adults with complex and chronic conditions in high acuity and specialty areas.

Family Nurse Practitioner - Post Master's Certificate

Duration: 20 months Credit Hours: 37 Tuition: $527 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/10/24 Start class: 7/1/24

Designed specifically for nurses who hold MSN degrees, our Family Nurse Practitioner - Post Master's Certificate online program enhances your professional development by providing valuable education and training to prepare you for a family nurse practitioner role. Broaden your advanced practice ability to provide direct primary care to individuals and families.

In this unique program, you will study health promotion, health maintenance, and management of common health problems pertaining to children, adolescents, gynecological, adult and older adult and family centered primary care with an emphasis on physical assessment, diagnosis and management of patient care needs. The program includes a supervised clinical practicum consisting of 600 hours in a variety of primary care settings.

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