Post-Master of Science in Nursing Certificate
Post-Master of Science in Nursing certificates allow nurses to add another specialty area to their master's degree. Choose from seven available post-master's certificate programs to enhance your nursing skills, expertise and practice scope.
- Choose a full- or part-time workload to complete your degree.
- Completion time varies by certificate program and depends heavily on your completed master's coursework.
The application window could close early, if program capacity is reached.
Part 1 deadlines reflect the date when all NursingCAS application materials, except transcripts and references, must be submitted. Transcripts and references are due a month after the posted part 1 deadline.
|On-Campus Programs||Sept. 1 (Priority)
Oct. 15 (Final for Part 1)
||April 1 (Priority)
June 1 (Final)
||Sept. 1 (Priority)
Oct. 15 (Final for Part 1)
|Feb. 1 (Priority)
March 1 (Final for Part 1)
|April 1 (Priority)*
June 1 (Final for part 1)
|*Applications have closed for co-enrollment in the Post-Master's DNP and Psych-Mental Health Post-MSN Certificate.|
Cincinnati Metro-Area Residents
Individuals who reside in the following counties seeking admission to the Summer 2020 Adult-Gerontology Primary Care or Family Nurse Practitioner cohort must apply to the onsite program using the Cincinnati Metro application. Students in these onsite programs can complete 100% of their coursework online.
- Ohio: Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, Warren
- Kentucky: Boone, Campbell, Kenton
The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program prepares students to treat patients 13 and older for brief, but severe, episodes of illness, injury, or trauma in hospitals, ambulatory care facilities or short-term stay settings.
This program is offered on campus only.
The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program prepares students to care for patients 13 and older for diagnosis and management of common and complex medical conditions.
This program, available to Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana residents, is offered online, with the option to enroll in courses on-campus.
The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program prepares nurses to diagnose and manage common and complex medical conditions in children and adults.
This program is offered on campus and online.
The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program prepares nurses to manage acute and chronic health conditions for patients from birth to 2 years old.
This program, available for Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana residents, offers core classes online and a required intensive component – available on-campus or through WebEx.
The Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program prepares nurses to manage children from birth to 21 years old with complex acute and chronic health conditions in hospital or acute care settings.
This program, available to Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana residents, is offered as a hybrid.
*This program requires campus visits. See the specific program page for details. At this time, all site visits will be held virtually.