Post-graduate Certificate Programs

Post-graduate Certificate Programs


Clinical courses emphasize the care of patients and their families. The program includes completion of relevant specialty clinical courses with clinical experiences at a variety of ambulatory practices in Georgia, South Carolina, or Tennessee. The program personnel will conduct a gap analysis for each student to identify additional courses that may be needed to meet certification and accreditation standards.

Admission Requirements:


Application deadline: October 1

(Applications  will be reviewed upon completion)

NOTE: All required application materials and documents must be received in order for an application to be considered complete and before an admission decision can be made. Applications and supporting materials received after the program deadline will only be considered on a space-available basis. Applications will be reviewed once complete and decisions made regarding admission to the program until the program is full or application deadline, whichever occurs first.  

NOTE: Early submission of all application materials is strongly advised.

Program Outcomes

  • Synthesize knowledge, skills, and attitudes acquired in the humanities, natural, and behavioral sciences to deliver safe, comprehensive care.
  • Demonstrate values that exemplify the caring, professional nurse.
  • Apply evidence-based research to improve health and reduce health disparities in a global society.
  • Demonstrate interprofessional collaboration and clinical reasoning when caring for individuals, families, and communities.
  • Pursue knowledge as a lifelong learner to promote professional growth.
  • Demonstrate leadership, accountability, and competence as a continuing professional nurse

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  • Note: Prospective students for the Post Master Certificate programs are considered on an individual basis requiring careful evaluation of their transcripts and clinical backgrounds to determine specific content and courses needed to reach their professional goals.

Contact Us

Post-graduate Certificate Program

Darrell Thompson, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, ACNP-BC
DNP Program Director - Primary Care Tracks

Karen Sturgill, MPA
Program Manager II