Post-Graduate Certificate

A Post-Graduate Certificate option is available for MSN prepared nurses desiring a secondary specialization. Available specializations include:

  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner 
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Total semester credit hours required for the Post-Graduate Certificate vary by track. Sample degree plans are available on the UT Health San Antonio catalog.

Course delivery

The Post-Graduate Certificate program is delivered in a hybrid format where students can expect to attend campus one to three days per week, depending on enrollment status (full-time vs. part-time).

School of Nursing building at UT Health San Antonioa

Important Dates

Spring 2024 Application Deadline


  • MSN from a nationally accredited school of nursing (ACEN, NLNAC, CCNE)
  • RN licensure in Texas or compact state license
  • 3.0 minimum GPA from last 60 hours of college coursework
  • Graduate or advanced courses in Health Assessment, Pathophysiology, and Pharmacology with a grade of B or better


There are over 40 scholarship opportunities waiting.