School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate
This undergraduate certificate is designed for Ohio Registered Nurses with a bachelor’s degree who are looking to meet the requirements for the School Nurse Professional Pupil Services License through the Ohio Department of Education, as well as expand their knowledge and skills in promoting school health and wellness in grades K-12. This 100 percent online certificate includes examining standards, services and strategies to promote health in schools. A culminating field experience in an Ohio school is required. 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. RNs who are not seeking the Ohio Department of Education School Nurse Professional Pupil Services License are encouraged to apply to the Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program.
Master of Science in Nursing program.
Campus Requirements: NONE – 100% online
Class Format: Classes are asynchronous, meaning you can attend on your own time.
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, a completed bachelor's degree, and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Time to Completion: 2 - 4 semesters (1 - 2 years)