College of Nursing

Post-Graduate Nursing Certificates

UToledo's graduate certificate tracks are ideal for nurses who have a current master's or doctor of nursing practice degree and want to expand their practice with an education from the leader in advanced practice nursing in northwest Ohio. For more information about the Nurse Educator certificate, click here.

Adult Gerontology Graduate Certificate

Our new Adult Gerontology Graduate Certificate is offered to individuals who have completed a master’s degree in nursing or doctorate in nursing practice, and who desire to obtain specialized knowledge to seek certification as an AGPCNP. 

Family Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate

The Family Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate is offered to individuals who have completed a master's degree in nursing or doctorate in nursing practice, and who desire to obtain specialized knowledge to seek certification as an FNP. 

Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate

The Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate is offered to individuals who have completed a master's degree in nursing or doctorate in nursing practice, and who desire to obtain specialized knowledge to seek certification as a PPCNP.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate

The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate is offered to individuals who have completed a master’s degree in nursing or doctorate in nursing practice and who desire to obtain specialized knowledge to seek certification as a PMHNP. 

Sample Plan of Study

Prerequisites
Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology
Advanced Health Assessment
Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics

Curriculum
Summer
NURS XXXX: CLIN I (180 clinical hours) (6-7 credit hours)

Fall
NURS XXXX: CLIN II (180 clinical hours) (6-7 credit hours)

Spring
NURS XXXX: CLIN III (180-270 clinical hours) (6-8 credit hours)

Total Semester Hours: 18-23

Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at University of Toledo Consortium (Consortium of University of Toledo and Bowling Green State University) is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). Additionally, the master’s degree program in nursing, the doctor of nursing practice program and the post-graduate APRN certificate program at University of Toledo are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Last Updated: 8/7/19