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Post-DNP Certificate

Admission: Fall only

DNP-prepared nurses can broaden their scope of practice by becoming certified in a new focus area. The UIC College of Nursing offers a certificate that will allow these nurse practitioners to qualify for national certification in one of the areas listed below.

All post-DNP certificate programs are offered in a hybrid format consisting of online, on-site and blended courses.

Application deadline for fall is January 15. Learn about applying →

Post-DNP certificate is available in 10 focus areas Heading link

Tuition Heading link

Tuition is based on UIC professional program tuition. Professional program base tuition and fees are set by the university. Detailed tuition information can be found at the website of the UIC Office of the Registrar. (Note: The rates found on this site are for the Chicago campus only and students on other campuses may have variances in rates. Consult the director at your preferred campus for additional details.) Certificates are not considered “degree-seeking” and therefore financial aid will not be available.

Ready to move ahead? Learn about applying.