Master of Health Science Post-Graduate Certificate - 9 credit hours

Eligibility Requirements

The Department of Allied Health offers a post-graduate certificate designed specifically for health care professionals interested in building their knowledge and skills in education. The post-graduate certificate in healthcare education focuses on education topics and meets many accreditation expectations for health professions educators. The certificate is a 9-credit hour, fully online program of study offered in 8-week courses.

This certificate, when paired with a master’s or doctoral degree in nursing, fits the education eligibility requirements for the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) exam.


Admissions Requirements

  1. A master’s or doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.


  1. At least two (2) years of work experience in a health care profession. Professional experience includes, but is not limited to, the following areas: dentistry, health care administration, health information technology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, radiology, radiation therapy, respiratory therapy, and nursing.


Admissions Process

  1. Complete the Online Graduate Application found at
  2. The online application requires the creation of an account.
  3. Within the online application, select the “Certificate Seeking” option when prompted.
  4. Within the online application, upload unofficial transcripts demonstrating completion of a master’s or doctoral degree. Official transcripts are required only after being admitted. Official transcripts may be sent electronically to or via U.S. mail to Admissions, 1700 SW College Ave., Topeka, KS 66621.
  5. Pay the $40 application fee. (fee waived until July 31, 2021)


Apply Now

March 15th is the priority deadline to be considered for the following fall class.  Additional applications may be accepted after the priority deadline on a space available basis.

Online Graduate Application

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