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Program Information

MSN Post-Master’s Certificate

The Colby-Sawyer College nursing post-master’s certificate programs offer nurses with an MSN degree an opportunity to acquire specialized skills that may not have been offered in their master's degree program. The post-master's certificates will prepare the student for formal certification by professional organizations. Offered in a 100% on-line format.

Clinical Nurse Leader Certificate

Prepares the graduate for practice across the continuum of care in order to improve the quality of patient care outcomes. For individuals who hold a master’s degree in nursing that has prepared them for practice in another advanced generalist role or in an advanced nursing specialty.


Nursing Education Certificate

Prepares the graduate for the nurse educator role in academic settings or healthcare organizations. Upon completion, students are eligible to sit for the CNE exam.


Nursing Management & Executive Leadership Certificate

Prepares the graduate to assume greater responsibility across all levels of a healthcare organization in order to impact and improve systems and processes to improve patient outcomes. Upon completion, students are prepared to sit for the ANCC National Certification Exam of Nurse Executives.