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Certificate Programs Overview

The Continuing Education in Nursing and Health Care Program has developed creative, targeted and highly successful certificate programs for clinicians, researchers, educators, managers and executives.  

Our certificate program offerings include the RN Refresher Certificate for those who are thinking about returning to the workforce.  Have you kept your license active but haven’t practiced in over a year? Villanova has developed a 6-part program to ease your reentry into nursing.

Nurse Manager Certificate ONLINE is for those that would you like to expand their management abilities.  Is it difficult to find time for professional development topics relating to your job? Attend a series of courses that will build management skills for clinical and unit manager.

The ONLINE Certificate in Healthcare Design & Innovation (HDI) - developed in collaboration with the Villanova School of Business - provides the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to manage the increasing complexities of the rapidly changing healthcare landscape. An interdisciplinary approach offers healthcare professionals the opportunity to retool, advance, and expand leadership skills and professional knowledge. HDI includes courses in systems and design thinking for innovation, digital health and analytics, economic forces and policy shaping healthcare, and reimagining the healthcare supply chain.