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Certification in School Nurse (K-12) (Online)

This fully-online, professional education program meets the requirements for the Education Specialist 1 (K-12) Certification in School Nurse in Pennsylvania. The program consists of 4 core courses geared specifically toward the activities and responsibilities of a school nurse. Students can complete their certification in a year or less while continuing to work full-time. 

Applicants must hold a current PA licensure as a registered nurse and a bachelor's degree. This 12-credit certificate can also be applied toward a M.Ed in School Health Services with only 18 additional credits needed.

Why Choose Eastern?

  • 100% online courses
  • Excellent instructors who are all certified school nurses
  • Flexible start dates
  • Financial aid available

Jennifer Leachko, BSN, RN

Jennifer Leachko“Eastern’s online programs are easy to use, and I get quick responses from all staff—almost as easy as walking into a professor’s office to get answers. Even as an online student, I still feel like a member of the EU community. Tuition is also very reasonable and fits into my educational budget without having to worry.”  - Jennifer Leachko, BSN, RN, Certification in School Nurse Student

PA Certification Requirements

  • An existing GPA of 3.0
  • Successful completion of course requirements in this certification area
  • Bachelor's degree
  • PA RN License

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