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University of Colorado College of Nursing

College of Nursing

Graduate Certificates

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Graduate Certificate Programs

Our graduate-level certificate programs consist of academic credit offerings concentrated in a specific area of study and focused on an area of specialized knowledge or information that has specifically defined outcomes. They are designed to provide continuing education to graduate-level professionals and to enhance the educational experience of matriculated graduate students without the commitment of earning an additional degree or post-graduate certificate.

In order to apply, prospective certificate students must have successfully completed a baccalaureate degree at an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 2.5. After students are approved for a graduate certificate, they will register into program-approved courses as a nondegree students on a space-available basis.

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Health Care Informatics Certificate

This 16-credit-hour certificate program provides an opportunity for health care professionals, particularly those without a bachelor of science in nursing, to acquire knowledge and skills in the rapidly progressing field of informatics.

Palliative Care in Nursing

In two semesters this certificate will prepare practicing nurses to be key contributors to improved quality of life and outcomes for patients and families by enhancing knowledge of concepts and evidence-based interventions for complex symptom management.