Expand your knowledge and skills in the nursing profession.

Recognized for academic excellence, U.S. News & World Report ranks Norwich University in the top 100 Regional Universities in the North. Rankings are based on undergraduate programs.

Norwich University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

The master’s degree program in nursing-APRN and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Norwich University is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.

Your passion for developing recovery and treatment options underscores your commitment to patient care. If you’re seeking to gain the additional knowledge and skills required to specialize your career as a family nurse practitioner (FNP), adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner (AGACNP), or psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP), we invite you to take a closer look at Norwich University’s online Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing.

Coursework is designed to advance your clinical understanding of cutting-edge research and proven best practices to help meet the needs of frontline nursing and prepare you for the challenges facing the profession today.

As a program graduate, you can be eligible for the following certification exams:

  • The Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner board certification exam, administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.
  • The Family Nurse Practitioner national certification board exam, offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
  • The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner board certification exam, administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Why choose Norwich University’s online Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing?

  • Flexible online platform allows you to continue working as you study.
  • Learn from an experienced staff of doctoral-level faculty.
  • Receive 660 hours of clinical practice and experiential learning.
  • Experience personal attention with classes capped at approximately 15 students.
  • Study with a curriculum that’s carefully matched to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Essentials of Master’s Education.

Prepare for certification exams

No GRE/GMAT required

Convenient online classes

Choose from four start dates throughout the year