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.

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Graduate Certificate

Our new Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate is offered to individuals who have completed a master’s degree in nursing or doctorate in nursing practice, with a minimum one year of full time, current work experience in acute care and/or critical care, who desire to obtain specialized knowledge to seek certification as an AG ACNP. 

ADULT GERONTOLOGY Primary CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE

Our Adult Gerontology Primary Care 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 in AG PCNP. 

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) (6-8 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 post-graduate APRN certificate program at the University of Toledo is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Last Updated: 8/6/20