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University Catalog 2012-2013 (ARCHIVED CATALOG) 
    
University Catalog 2012-2013 (ARCHIVED CATALOG) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Post-Master’s Certificate Programs


The School of Nursing, (323) 343-4700 offers post-master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate Programs for nurses who have a master’s degree in Nursing and who would like to take existing courses within the Master of Science degree in Nursing. At the completion of the course work, these individuals will qualify to apply to the California Board of Registered Nursing for state certification as nurse practitioners and are eligible to sit for a National Certification Examination so they can function as nurse practitioners in all states.

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP): Adult Specialty Certificate

The post-master’s Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP): Adult Specialty certificate program is offered for nurses who have a master’s degree in nursing and who would like to take the existing courses within the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner: Adult Option, a specialty within the Master of Science degree in Nursing.

Adult Nurse Practitioner Specialty (ANP) Certificate

The post-master’s Adult Nurse Practitioner certificate program is offered for nurses who have a master’s degree in nursing and who would like to take the existing courses within the Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) option, a specialty within the Master of Science degree in Nursing.

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate

The School of Nursing offers a post-master’s Family Nurse Practitioner certificate program. This program is for nurses who have a master’s degree in nursing and who would like to take courses in the Family Nurse Practitioner option, a specialty within the Master of Science degree in Nursing.

Nursing Education Certificate

The School of Nursing offers a post-master’s Nursing Education certificate program. This program is for nurses who have a Master’s degree in nursing and who would like to take courses in the Nursing Education Option, within the Master of Science degree in Nursing.

Nurse Practitioner: Psychiatric/Mental Health (P/MHNP) Certificate

The School of Nursing offers a post-master’s Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certificate. This program is for nurses who have a master’s degree in nursing and who would like to take courses in the Nurse Practitioner: Psychiatric/Mental Health option within the Master of Science degree in nursing.

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) Specialty Certificate

The post-master’s Pediatric Nurse Practitioner certificate program is offered for nurses who have a master’s degree in nursing and who would like to take the existing courses within Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) option, a specialty within the Master of Science degree in Nursing.