Post-Master’s Certificate


The post-master’s certificate program is available for registered nurses (RNs) with a master’s degree in nursing who wish to study an area of clinical concentration. The program consists of master’s level core courses, clinical theory courses, and associated practicum courses. Applicants must possess a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B) from their master’s program.


These programs offer Post-Master’s Certificates:
Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP)

Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)

Neonatal Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP)

Application Deadlines

Applications for admission to Fall 2020 are now being accepted.  Complete applications submitted by January 15, 2020 will be reviewed.   Complete applications submitted after this date will be reviewed only if space allows.

Admission Requirements

  • MS in Nursing with minimum 3.0 GPA (B)
  • UConn Graduate School Application
  • Photocopy of Current Connecticut R.N. License
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae


Neonatal Acute Care and Nurse Practitioner
Post Master’s Certificate Program –
Sample Plan of Study.pdf