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
Featured Student Testimonial
Jennifer Leachko, BSN, RN
“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