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Nursing Certificates

School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Help improve patient care and gain valuable knowledge and skills with an online certificate in nursing. And when you’re ready to take the next step, you can apply certificate credits to the Capella MSN.

Why Choose Capella?

Our graduate and post-master’s nursing certificate programs can help keep your skills sharp, demonstrate your commitment to continuing your education, and provide a valuable credential. Plus, our online format works for busy nurses like you.

Apply Certificate Credits to the MSN

Graduate certificate programs are made up of master’s-level courses, taking you some of the way to your MSN.

Immersive Learning Experiences

In our virtual health care simulation tool, you’ll practice real-life scenarios in a safe environment.

Professionally Aligned

Our competency-based approach means that your education is designed to deliver the skills you need to thrive on the job.

Expert Advisory Board

Capella’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences Advisory Board helps ensure your curriculum is developed with the insight of industry leaders.

Program Specializations

Learn more about admissions requirements, costs, and courses for your specialization.

We believe in being transparent about the real cost, time, and value of a Capella Degree. Learn more about Capella’s learning outcomes and gainful employment.

Accredited & Respected

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Accreditation and recognitions provide the assurance we meet or exceed standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, learner services, and fiscal stability. See all of our accreditations and recognitions

Relevant Blog Posts

Whether you’re considering a return to school, exploring new career paths, or seeking ways to improve your job performance, the Capella Blog has relevant articles to support your goals.

7 Reasons to Join a Professional Nursing Association

Three nursing leaders share their thoughts on how joining a nursing association can boost your career.

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10 Must-Have Apps for Nurses

A quick-hit list of 10 apps that can satisfy most any nursing question.

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Safety in Health Care Depends on Nurses

There isn’t a single fix for improving safety in health care. But nurses are key to finding the right solutions.

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Ready for the Next Step?

Learning online doesn't mean going it alone. Help is here. From faculty, coaches, advisors, and more. Plus a supportive community of students who are as passionate about their careers as you are about yours.