Instructional Leadership, emphasis: K-12 School Leadership (MEd)
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Nursing certificates and credentials at NAU


Online graduate certificates for nurses

The School of Nursing at Northern Arizona University offers online graduate certificate options for working nurses and nurse practitioners. Our programs will expand your career prospects as a registered nurse (RN) and are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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Graduate certificates

Post-Master’s Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Gain the skills and knowledge to provide mental health nursing care, with a focus on rural and underserved populations.

Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner

Start the path toward certification as a primary care nurse practitioner.

Strategic Systems Leadership

Prepare for leadership positions with the Strategic Systems Leadership option.

Get to know NAU’s nursing degrees

Programs by location

Some programs have varying campus availability across Arizona, while others are available online.

Nursing course curriculum

Review the relevant programs of study to learn about what courses you will take in our nursing graduate degrees.