Nursing Graduate Programs

The School of Nursing offers a range of graduate programs, including graduate certificates, post-graduate certificates, master’s degrees and doctor of nursing practice degrees.

Family Nurse Practitioner

The FNP Certificate is designed to provide the nurse with the necessary skills and knowledge to assume the role of a primary health care provider in a variety of clinical settings. Didactic and clinical course content focuses on assessment and management of health promotion and maintenance strategies, risk reduction, common acute and chronic alterations in health status for individuals and families across the lifespan and role development.

Nurse-Midwifery

The Nurse-Midwifery Certificate is designed to provide the student with the necessary skills and knowledge to assume the role of a certified nurse-midwife in a variety of clinical settings pertinent to nurse-midwifery care.

Psychiatric Mental Health

The certificate is designed to provide the psychiatric clinical nurse specialist with the necessary knowledge and skills regarding differential diagnosis, health promotion, and psychotropic medication management (prescriptive authority) fundamental to the role of Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP).

 

Graduate Nursing Programs Open House

This event immediately follows the 16th Annual School of Nursing Research Symposium at Shenandoah University Brandt Student Center, 4-6 PM. School of Nursing graduate faculty will be available to answer questions regarding our programs. Light refreshments will be served.