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Preparing You to Advance Your Career

Wilkes University's 100% online (excluding clinicals and residencies) post-graduate/Advanced Practice Registered Nurse certificate program focuses on the advanced clinical skills that are in high demand as well as evidence-based practice for improved patient outcomes. We offer three nurse practitioner (NP) concentrations to give you the opportunity to align your post-graduate study with your career goals: Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care and Psychiatric/Mental Health.

Quality Education Within Reach

Wilkes University prides itself on providing quality education to all who are willing, irrespective of their socioeconomic, ethnic or religious background. You’ll find our competitively priced tuition and caliber of faculty hard to beat. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of nurse practitioners is expected to grow more than 50% through 2029. Your return on investment is looking good!

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* The baccalaureate degree in nursing/master's degree in nursing/ Doctor of Nursing Practice and post graduate APRN certificate programs at Wilkes University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (