Degree Level:
Graduate
school:
School of Nursing
Learning Mode:
Hybrid
Degree:
Certificate

Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing

If you want to advance in the profession or change paths within the field of health care, a Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing can help you do so. Through a post-master’s certificate, you’ll build upon the skills already developed during your Master of Science in Nursing program to pursue nurse practitioning or nursing education.

Why get your Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing?

Here’s what makes our Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing unique:

  • Two tracks to choose from: At the Mount, you have three tracks to choose from for your Post-Master’s Certificate: Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certificate or Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate.
  • Flexibility around you: With three start dates, once a week classes in the evening, and blended online courses, we’ve designed this program with you and your busy schedule in mind.
  • Proven success: Our School of Nursing is a renowned leader for training healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and beyond. We’re preparing you for your career, not just for today, but for tomorrow. 

What to expect as a Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing student

RNs with a Master of Science in Nursing are eligible to pursue a Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing at the Mount. Your course structure will depend on which track you select as well as any prior credits in nurse practitioning:

Learn about Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Adult-Gerontology academic requirements and courses here.

In the Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing for Adult-Gerontology, your courses will focus on care for adults and the elderly, with particular attention on health promotion, prevention of illness, maintenance of health status, and management of acute episodic and stable chronic conditions. At the completion of the program, you will be eligible to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification examination.

Learn about Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Family Health academic requirements and courses here.

In the Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing for Family Health, your courses will focus on care for children and families, with particular attention on health promotion, prevention of illness, maintenance of health status, and management of acute episodic and stable chronic conditions. At the completion of the program, you will be eligible to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioner Certification examination.

Be prepared for your future

A Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing will allow you to advance in your field as well as offer additional opportunities within nurse practitioning and teaching.

Susan LaRocco

Dean of the School of Nursing
Contact
Email Address
Susan.LaRocco@msmc.edu
Phone
845-569-3429
Location
Aquinas 210

Christine Berte

Associate Professor of Nursing, Graduate Program Coordinator, and Chair of the School of Nursing
Contact
Email Address
Christine.Berte@msmc.edu
Office
845-569-3141
Location
Aquinas 210F
Office Hours
By Appointment

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