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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.

Grow your skills in nursing

Build on your experience as a nurse with an online nursing certificate from Capella.

Focus on care coordination, nursing informatics, or nursing leadership to develop concentrated knowledge in your chosen area. You’ll develop real-world skills you can apply directly to your career goals, whether you want to advance in nursing, public health, or health administration.

Nursing certificates

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.

To meet an ACBSP requirement, graduation data and performance analyses are available.

Accredited & recognized

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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

Why choose Capella?

Certificate credits apply toward an MSN

Graduate certificate programs are made up of master’s-level courses, to help take you part of the way to a Capella MSN.

Immersive learning experiences

In our virtual health care simulation tool, Vila Health™, you’ll practice real-life scenarios in a safe environment. This virtual lab—available only at Capella—allows you to practice real-world care in an immersive, simulated system of health.

Reduce your tuition by $1K

Enroll in your certificate, apply for the scholarship, meet eligibility requirements, and receive $1,000.

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Ready for the Next Step?

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