Post-Master's Certificates

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College offers post-master’s certificates for MSN-prepared registered nurses who are looking to expand or change their role in the advance practice nursing field. By offering post-master’s certificates, nurses who already hold a master’s degree in nursing can gain education in specialized areas other than the master’s degree they currently hold.



Our Post-Master's Certificate Options

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


Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP)

The AGACNP program prepares students to assume the complex and evolving professional roles of independent practitioners in intensive care units and other acute care environments.

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Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)

This program prepares students to educationally and clinically provide care for adults, as well as diagnose, treat and manage adults with acute and chronic conditions.

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Nurse Educator

In the Nurse Educator program, students become skilled educators with competencies in patient education, staff development and academic education.

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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 [email protected] or by calling 314.454.7055 or 800.832.9009.