Receive career-advancing training to complement your master’s degree in nursing and earn a post-master’s certificate in one of three specializations at Armstrong’s new School of Nursing. These two year programs provide exclusive clinical opportunities at St. Mary’s Health Center, which is jointly run by the university and its across-the-street neighbor St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital. The combination of clinicals and personalized face-to-face instruction will build on your foundation of pre-existing knowledge through advanced study of general principles and practical application of proper treatment procedures for specific patient populations.
- Adult-Gerontological Acute Care - These practitioners help return an adult or elderly patient's health to normal after a temporary sickness or significant injury by equipping them with the tools they need to heal or adjust to a new normal.
- Adult-Gerontological Primary Care - From maintaining health to daily treatment and initial diagnosis, these practitioners treat patients in all states of health and administer nearly every service in the field of basic health care.
- Family - These practitioners work with patients of all ages. They aim to educate kids on healthy practices and adults on important lifestyle choices that prevent illness and treat these conditions, when they arise, through surgery, rehabilitation or medication.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing / master's degree in nursing / Doctor of Nursing Practice and / or post-graduate APRN certificate at Armstrong State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791.