Nursing in School Health Services Certificate
The Nursing in School Health Services Undergraduate Certificate is designed for Registered Nurses with any degree who are interested in expanding their knowledge and skills in promoting school health services in grades K-12. This 100 percent online certificate prepares you to examine services and strategies to promote health in schools*. Core content will cover the roles, responsibilities, and skills needed to promote health in schools. Assignments will promote a state, national and global understanding of the scope and resources to promote school health based on existing standards and evidence-based practice. There is no field experience for this certificate. If you are seeking the Ohio School Nurse Professional Pupil Services License through the Ohio Department of Education, please visit the School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure certificate for more information.
*The Nursing in School Health Services Certificate prepares you to administer school health services, however it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. If you are an Ohio RN interested in earning an Ohio Department of Education School Nurse license, consider our School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate program.
Campus Requirements: NONE – 100% online
Class Format: All required courses are asynchronous, meaning you can attend classes on your own time. Additional elective coursework may have synchronous sessions.
Credit Hours Required: 12
Cost Per Credit Hour: $514.58 (includes instructional and general fees). See the full cost breakdown here.
Admission Requirements: Applicants must have an active and unrestricted RN license, have completed a nursing degree program accredited through ACEN or CNEA, and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Time to Completion: 2 - 4 semesters (1 - 2 years)