Expand your practice with a UWM graduate certificate. Choose from graduate certificates (12 months and 18 credits) that expand your knowledge, population specialization and certification/licensure options (designed for the APRN-prepared nurse).

Provide services to new populations with the following certificates available to APRN-prepared nurses (Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Certified Midwife and/or Certificated Registered Nurse Anesthetist).

UWM also offers graduate certificates to expand your knowledge and skill.

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Graduate Certificate Options

The 18-credit graduate adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner (AG ACNP) certificate prepares APRN nurses for certification and licensure. AG ACNP provide a variety of patient care needs from disease to prevention.
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This certificate is designed for students who have an interest in linking practice and research to improve the quality of life of older adults. The program focuses on the biological, psychological, social, policy and ethical aspects of aging.
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This certificate is designed to provide advanced practice nurses with preparation as clinical nurse specialist (CNS), choosing to specialize in adult-gerontology, pediatric or maternal/infant patient populations.
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The certificate provides health professionals with a stronger foundation in educational principles and theory. Certificate holders will be better prepared to educate patients as well as students and staff in health professions.
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This 16-credit certificate recognizes that an interdisciplinary, systems approach is essential for communities to solve complicated social and economic problems.
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Improve the health and well-being in and around Wisconsin by pursuing a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner certificate. The certificate is designed for advanced practice prepared nurses.
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UWM’s Trauma Informed Care Certificate program serves students from multiple disciplines, including social work, counseling psychology, nursing, occupational therapy, and sustainable peacebuilding.
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