Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Infection Prevention Certificate


820 N. Michigan Ave

Lewis Towers Suite 1200

Chicago, IL 60611

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Infection Prevention Certificate

Format: Online

Program Description:

This 15 credit hour (5 course) certificate program prepares nursing and other health care leaders to recognize and manage emerging infections, environmental hazards, and threats of bioterrorism.  The program is completely online and is open to BSN or MSN prepared nurses and baccalaureate students in other related fields.

Program Prerequisites: A baccalaureate degree is required

Required Courses
CMAN 411: Host Defense for Infection Prevention 
CMAN 416: Epidemiology for Infection Prevention 
CMAN 412: Methods for Infection Prevention (Prerequisites: CMAN 411 and CMAN 416)

Elective Courses (Select 2)  

  • CMAN 434: Health Program Planning and Evaluation - 3
  • CMAN 435: Health Policy and Health Care Delivery - 3
  • CMAN 439: Outcomes Performance Management: Theory - 3
  • CMAN 440: Outcomes Performance Management Methods - 3
  • CMAN 468: Advanced Concepts in Health Systems Management - 3


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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