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  • Certificate and Endorsement Programs

    As nurses assume greater responsibility in the changing healthcare environment, those with the most knowledge and skills will have the greatest opportunity for growth. If you’re interested in specialization and career advancement, Monmouth offers nursing certificate and endorsement programs that provide you with a broad knowledge base and a selected area of specialization.

    Graduate Certificates and Endorsements

    For nurses with a bachelor's degree, Monmouth University offers 18-33 credit graduate certificates and endorsements in:

    • Forensic Nursing
    • School Nursing
    • School Nursing Non-Instructional

    Post-Master's Nursing Certificate Programs

    Change is sweeping the healthcare field, creating new roles for nurses with increased responsibilities and opportunities.

    Our post-master’s nursing certificate program is designed for nurses who have already completed a master’s degree in nursing. This course of study will prepare you for advanced nursing roles in these concentrations:

    • Advanced Practice Nursing: Adult-Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
    • Advanced Practice Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner
    • Advanced Practice Nursing: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

    You’ll be placed in a setting customized to the nursing role you’ve chosen to pursue. The program’s focus is to help you develop expertise in a defined body of knowledge arrived at through studying research and practicing in one of these selected areas.

    Gainful Employment

    The U.S. Department of Education requires that we disclose certain information about academic programs that do not lead to a degree (e.g., certificate programs) but that prepare a student for gainful employment in a recognized occupation. The following are programs at Monmouth University's Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies that are defined as gainful employment programs. Click here to review the required disclosures for any of the programs listed below. Should you require additional information about these gainful employment disclosures, please contact the Financial Aid Office.

    • Forensic Nursing 
    • School Nursing 
    • School Nursing – Non-Instructional Endorsement 
    • Advanced Practice Nursing: Adult and Gerontological Nurse Practitioner 
    • Advanced Practice Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner 
    • Advanced Practice Nursing: Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner