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Post-Master’s Certificates

Ready to take your nursing career on a different path? For registered nurses who have already earned their MSN, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College offers post-master’s certificates that can expand or change your role in the advance practice nursing field.

CERTIFICATE OPTIONS

To help you develop a new specialization beyond your master’s degree, we offer post-master’s certificates in the following areas:

●  Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Concentration (AGACNP)
●  Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Concentration (AGPCNP)
●  Health Systems and Population Health Leadership

Learn more about each concentration area and enrollment details in the descriptions below. We also offer a sample course sequence in our program brochure.

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Concentration (AGACNP)

Affiliated with the Washington University School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology, Goldfarb’s AGACNP post-master’s certificate uniquely prepares students to assume the complex and evolving professional roles of independent practitioners in intensive care units and other acute care environments, including the business aspect of nurse practitioner practice.

Graduates of AGACNP post-master’s certificate program will be prepared to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) certification exam to become certified in the field.

●  Program Length: 12 months
●  Admissions Deadline: January 1
●  Term Start: Fall

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Concentration (AGPCNP)

Goldfarb’s AGPCNP post-master’s certificate program prepares students to educationally and clinically provide care for well adults, as well as diagnose, treat and manage adults with acute and chronic conditions in appropriate primary care settings.

Graduates of the AGPCNP post-master’s certificate program will be prepared to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) certification exams to become certified in the field.

● Program Length: 12 months (based on prior coursework)
● Admissions Deadline: Rolling
● Term Start: Varies based on prior coursework

Health Systems and Population Health Leadership

Goldfarb offers a post-master’s certificate in Health Systems and Population Health Leadership for nursing leaders who want to pursue management or administrative positions. With all courses online, students will conveniently gain knowledge of population health in acute care settings as well as community and ambulatory environments.

Graduates of the HSPHL certificate program who have the required work experience will be prepared to take the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Organization of Nurse Executive exam.

● Program Length: 12 months
● Admissions Deadline: Rolling
● Term Start: Spring/Summer/Fall

Expand Your Horizons at Goldfarb

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing.

Whether you’ve previously attended Goldfarb or are joining our academic community for the first time, you can feel confident in getting an education that prepares you and your career for the future of nursing.

How to Apply

Apply online today! You can also contact the admissions department by email at gson-admissions@bjc.org or by calling 314.454.7055 or 800.832.9009.

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If you would like to learn more about the Post-Master’s Certificates options, fill out the following form to speak with an admissions advisor.

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