The Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate program at Maryville University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
Five Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificates
As the healthcare system continues to evolve, new opportunities in holistic nursing leadership will steadily emerge. Take this opportunity to build on yesterday’s success and prepare for tomorrow’s as a certified nurse practitioner by choosing from our five online NP certificate programs.
Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate – Family Nurse Practitioner
Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate – Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate – Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate – Pediatric (Primary Care) Nurse Practitioner
Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (MSN PMHNPC)Read More
Why further your nursing certification online?
Make the next step in your nursing career a focused one.
At Maryville, our goal is to provide you with a flexible, supportive, and convenient way to pursue an adult-gerontology primary care, pediatric primary care, adult-gerontology acute care, psychiatric mental health, or family nurse practitioner certification. You will not be required to come to campus, although we would love to see you walk at graduation.
Continue working as you continue learning.
Our online nursing programs are structured so you can continue working while you complete your certificate. Upon graduating, you will have many more options open to you, like the fact that you can now take the national nurse practitioner certification exam in your area of specialty.
Why choose Maryville?
When you choose our online post-master’s nurse practitioner certificate program, you choose to study nursing from trusted and accomplished faculty. We’re a private, four-year institution ranked as one of America’s Best Colleges by both U.S. News & World Report and Forbes. We’re also proud to have been named to the Military Friendly Schools list for the 6th consecutive year. When you choose us, you receive a highly flexible and highly regarded education with the added convenience of being delivered with 100% online coursework. Here are a few more reasons why we offer you the best path:
- Streamline your time and talent to earn a post-master’s certificate.
- Graduate from a program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
- Enjoy a flexible and convenient 24/7 online learning model.
- Explore important topics that will help pave the way to a better future for yourself and the nurses who follow in your footsteps.
- Take the opportunity to conduct research via clinical inquiry courses that will challenge your assumptions.
- Learn from an expert faculty of nursing leaders who openly share their experiences and insights regarding public health and the nursing profession.
Career Outlook for Nurse Practitioners
Certified nurse practitioners are in demand
Did you know that nurse practitioners ranked No. 1 on Kiplinger’s 2013 list of “Today’s Hottest Jobs”? That’s great news for the more than 192,000 nurse practitioners practicing in the United States. Career growth is expected to remain strong, especially in adult gerontology and family care. With Maryville’s online post-master’s nurse practitioner certificate programs, you can give yourself the skills and experience to take full advantage of this opportunity.
What is the career outlook for NPs?
- According to Scrubs Magazine, adult-gerontology, psychiatric, and family nurse practitioners rank in the “Top 10 Highest Paying Nursing Specialties.”
- The need for adult-gerontology nurse practitioners is expected to increase for decades, as more and more baby boomers reach retirement.
- The demand for family nurse practitioners is expected to steadily increase, considering that by 2025 the nation is expected to be short at least 100,000 family medicine doctors.
- According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job openings for nurse practitioners are expected to increase by 45% through 2029.
- The median annual pay for nurse practitioners was $115,800 in 2019, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Where do nurse practitioners work?
There are a variety of settings, including:
- Primary Care Offices
- Private Practices
- Nursing Homes