ARCH Programs for Adult Learners


Enhance your skills and professional credentials by enrolling in one of Misericordia University's certificate programs.

Completing one of our undergraduate or graduate certificate programs can be the first step toward earning an advanced degree or enhancing a graduate degree. Misericordia's certificate programs can provide the focused knowledge and specific skill set you need to advance your career.

Our certificate programs may stand alone or be taken in support of several degrees offered at the University.

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For more information about certificate programs, contact the Center for Adult and Continuing Education at (570) 674-6791 or e-mail

Access the accordion menus below to find links to various programs and to review gainful employment information.

Undergraduate Certificates

Graduate Certificates

Post-Master's Certificates

Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate

A post-master's certificate program in the Family Nurse Practitioner clinical specialization is available to applicants who already have earned a master's degree in nursing. This program prepares nurse practitioner to function as principal providers of primary health care and to assume responsibility of promoting, maintaining, and restoring the health of individuals and families.

Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner students must complete the requisite number of clinical hours necessary for licensure eligibility by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The program is offered on a full time or a part-time basis. Applicants can apply appropriate course credits from their master's degree to the post-master's certificate program with the approval of the Director of Graduate Nursing Programs.

View course requirements for the Post Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate.

Post-Professional Pediatrics Certificate

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