Nursing

Post-Masters Certificate Programs


The Armstrong State University Graduate Program in Nursing offers post-master's certificate programs for students with previously earned Master of Science in Nursing degrees. A post-master's certificate may be earned for preparation as an Adult-Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nursing Administration, and Adult-Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.

Admission Standards

  • Students with previously earned Master of Science in Nursing degrees may apply for admission to earn a post-master's certificate. A program of study must be submitted to the dean of graduate studies.
  • A student must be admitted to Graduate Studies on a degree or limited admission.
  • Standards of Progression and Completion:
  • Each student will file a program of study with Graduate Studies
  • A minimum overall grade point average of B or better must be earned for the certificate to be awarded on the graduate level.

Programs of Study


Post Master's Certificate in Adult Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

  Support Courses 11 Hours
NURS 6600 Epidemiology Foundations for Nursing Interventions 2
NURS 6640 Advanced Health Assessment 3
NURS 6641 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
NURS 6667 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
  Major Courses 19 Hours
NURS 7841 A-G ACNP I 5
NURS 7842 A-G ACNP II 8
NURS 7844 A-G ACNP III 6
     
 

Total

30 Hours

Post Master's Certificate in Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner 

  Support Courses 11 Hours
NURS 6600 Epidemiology Foundations for Nursing Interventions 2
NURS 6640 Advanced Health Assessment 3
NURS 6641 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
NURS 6667 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
  Major Courses 19 Hours
NURS 7041 Adult-Gerontological Primary Health Care I 5
NURS 7042 Adult-Gerontological Primary Health Care II 8
NURS 7044 Adult-Gerontological Primary Health Care III 6
     
 

Total

30 Hours

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For more information, please contact the Nursing Department at 912.344.2553 or nursing@armstrong.edu.