School Nurse Certification

College of Health Sciences

The School Nurse Certification program is a post baccalaureate program that prepares students for initial Pennsylvania Department of Education certification as an Educational Specialist I - School Nurse.

Required Courses
NSG 502Perspectives of School Nursing4
NSG 512Legal Mandates Of School Nursing3
NSG 533Physical Assessment for APNs4
EDA 542Foundations of Special Education3
Total Minimum Credits Required14

The goal of the department is to prepare nurses for safe and effective care in the school setting. Graduates will be professionals capable of functioning in a holistic manner and able to collaborate with the various disciplines within the school system for health promotion and disease prevention of the child and adolescent.

See Nursing Department for additional electives.