Master’s and Certificate Nursing Programs Online

3 Master’s Programs

3 Post-Master’s Certificates

CCNE-accredited

6-8 Semesters for Master’s Programs

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Expand Your Nursing Career Opportunities & Income Potential

Gain the Education and Skills for Success in Compassionate Care and Nursing Education

Americans are aging at a faster rate than ever. The resulting strain on the health care system has revealed not only a drastic shortage of high-quality nurses, but also too few who are qualified to teach the next generation of nurses.

Utica University’s CCNE-accredited nursing degree and certificate programs online enable you to balance your personal and professional responsibilities while gaining the analysis skills and valuable insights to create positive change in a profession that – literally – saves lives.

Learn Current Technologies to Augment Professional Practice

Utica University’s nursing curricula foster independent learning and develop an in-depth understanding of course materials and methods. Students use evidence-based research while engaging in scholarly work. A program-specific practicum provides the hands-on experience necessary for advanced certification. Each program’s structure provides a high degree of academic excellence and esteemed, practitioner-based faculty are available at all stages of the learning continuum.

Utica University’s nursing programs online include:

14 Courses; 42 Credits; 7 Semesters; Online + Practicum; CCNE-accredited

Take the lead in teaching nursing excellence to others. Ensure new nurses are well-prepared and help shape the future standards of health care.

Nursing education courses include instruction on curriculum development, instructional design, exam formulation, student appraisal methods, and teaching diverse learners.

12 Courses; 35 Credits; 6 Semesters; Online + Practicum; CCNE-accredited

Develop the skills to manage budgets, train and coordinate caregivers, and drive safe, high-quality, and effective nursing to those in need.

Course topics include ethical leadership principles, technology integration, governance structures, and policy implications in delivering health care.

16 Courses; 48 Credits; 8 Semesters; Online + Practicum; CCNE-accredited

Become your patients’ first point of contact for all their health care needs and prepare for Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Board (AANP).

Courses are designed to strengthen your nursing skills so you can deliver outstanding patient care, lead nursing teams, help prevent the spread of diseases, and more.

8 Courses; 25 Credits; Online + Practicum

Prepare future nurses for success by collaborating with nursing educators to develop the knowledge and confidence to create your own classroom environments and lesson plans.

Courses in this post-master’s certificate cover topics that combine nursing and teaching – meaning you’ll be prepared to quickly adopt new trends in nursing to best inform your teaching style.

You may transfer in up to 9 credits for previously completed coursework equivalent to NUR 604 Advanced Pathophysiology, NUR 615 Advanced Pharmacology I, and NUR 611 Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning I.

6 Courses; 18 Credits; Online + Practicum

Prepare for administrative, managerial, and specialist roles by learning the nuances of nursing leadership in both theoretical and practical contexts, including effective staffing, mediation, communication, and human relations.

Topics in this post-master’s certificate include health care finance and budgeting; organizational theory and human relations management; and mediation, conflict resolution, and negotiation.

You may transfer in up to 9 credits for previously completed coursework equivalent to NUR 604 Advanced Pathophysiology, NUR 615 Advanced Pharmacology I, and NUR 611 Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning I.

10 Courses; 31 Credits; Online + Practicum; CCNE-accredited

Research-backed curriculum with clinical and practical requirements fully prepares you to take your career to the next level with national certification.

Topics in this post-master’s certificate include health promotion and primary care, advanced pharmacology, and advanced assessment and diagnostic reasoning.

You may transfer in up to 9 credits for previously completed coursework equivalent to NUR 604 Advanced Pathophysiology, NUR 615 Advanced Pharmacology I, and NUR 611 Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning I.

Advanced Nursing Degrees Are A Prescription for Career Growth and Rewards

The demand for well-educated nursing professionals is indisputable and the global pandemic further exposed this need. Earning your CCNE-accredited master’s degree and/or post-master’s certificate could be your key to unlocking new advancement opportunities or taking your career in an entirely different direction.

  1. Nurse Curriculum Coordinator
  2. Nursing Instructor
  3. Nurse Training Consultant
  4. Clinical Competency Coordinator
  5. Clinical Nurse Manager
  6. Continuing Education Director
  7. Director of Nursing
  8. Chief Nursing Officer
  9. Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  10. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  1. Nurse Director
  2. Medical Health and Service Manager
  3. Clinical Nurse Specialist
  4. Director of Clinical Operations
  5. Clinic Manager
  6. Nurse Administrator
  7. Charge Nurse
  8. Director of Nursing
  9. Chief Nursing Officer
  10. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  1. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  2. Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  3. Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
  4. Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
  5. Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
  6. Surgical Nurse Practitioner
  7. Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  8. Nursing Manager
  9. Director of Nursing
  10. Chief Nursing Officer

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