School Nurse Certification

Apply your passion for nursing to the school environment by gaining graduate-level certification in the Millersville University Wehrheim School of Nursing School Nurse program.

Why Study This Program?

Put your nursing skills and passion for serving others to a practical use through the MU Wehrheim School of Nursing post-baccalaureate School Nurse certification program.

This graduate-level program is intended to introduce health professionals with effective systematic approaches, ethical practices, current competencies, research findings, quality assurance, verbal and nonverbal communication skills, professional leadership, workplace collaboration, resource utilization, environmental health and the management of school health services.

The School Nurse certification offered at the MU Wehrheim School of Nursing is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Applicants to the program must possess a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or another BS or BA degree and current licensure as a registered nurse in Pennsylvania.

What Will You Learn?

In order to achieve certification, students progress through courses in Advanced Educational Psychology and School Nursing. The courses incorporate online instruction and field experiences in a public school setting.

All course content and time offerings are designed to meet the needs of the student, as well as Pennsylvania standards for School Nurse certification.