UMassOnline

Graduate Certificate - Clinical Nurse Specialist Post Master's

Address:

333 South Street, Suite 400

Shrewsbury, MA 01545

United States

Phone:

1-877-698-6277

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate - Clinical Nurse Specialist Post Master's

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) program at the University of Massachusetts is designed to assist RNs who have an MS degree in nursing with specialty concentration as a clinical nurse specialist to gain the knowledge and clinical experience that will prepare them to sit for a national certification examinations offered by American Nurses Credentialing Center or the Acute Care/Critical Care (CCNS) by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). This 12 credit post master's course can be completed entirely online.

Accreditation:

UMassOnline is regionally accredited by NEASC, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (209 Burlington Road, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730-1433; 781-271-0022). In addition, many of each campus' schools and colleges are also accredited by discipline-specific agencies.

Eligibility Requirements:

A master's degree in nursing from an NLNAC or CCNE approved graduate program in nursing.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Availability of financial aid varies depending on course status and matriculation. Check with your advisor to determine your eligibility and application procedures.

Locale: Large City

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