Post-master's programs are designed for experienced registered nurses with a previous master's degree who desire a face-to-face program on the main campus or via video-conference and WebEx at partner sites.

Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Master's Certificate

The health care world is complex and ever-changing, The Family Nurse Practitioner post-master's certificate program is designed for experienced registered nurses with a Master of Science in Nursing from a regionally accredited college or university with CCNE or ACEN (formerly NLNAC) accreditation.  Learn more »

Clinical Nurse Leader Post-Master's Certificate

The role of the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) is significant for health care and has potential to measurably improve quality, safety, and continuity of health care. Many healthcare institutions have found that the CNL has saved their institutions many dollars by decreasing infections, unnecessary procedures, and assuring continuity of care. 
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"I couldn’t be more pleased with the positive impact this role [CNL] has had on our HCAHPS scores, our readmission rates and Core Measures compliance. I remain very proud of our collaboration with Xavier University . . . Having a highly trained nurse at the bedside provides an effective strategy to drive the need improvements to our inpatient nursing staff . . . I have seen the proof.”
-Debra McKee, Chief Clinical Officer, Joint Township District Memorial Hospital

The CNL post-master's certificate program allows experienced registered nurses with a previous master's degree to complete required CNL coursework and become eligible for take the CNL certification exam. Learn more »