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Graduate Certificates

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences offers two graduate certificates for health care professionals who want to advance their practice and improve health outcomes for all people.

Graduate Certificate in Cardiovascular Nursing

UL Lafayette offers the country’s only Graduate Certificate in Cardiovascular Nursing. The program is designed for nurse practitioners and APRNs who want advanced training in cardiovascular health and disease management.

The six-month program is 12 credit hours of online learning and in-person clinical experiences.

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Graduate Certificate in Population Health

The UL Lafayette Department of Allied Health is home to the state’s first Graduate Certificate in Population Health. The graduate certificate program is open to professionals with a bachelor’s degree who recognize disparities in the health system and want to make health care and treatment more equitable.

This certificate is designed for healthcare professionals in direct patient care, as well as those who work in healthcare administration, informatics, health information management, and risk managers.

The six-month program includes 12 graduate credit hours of online learning.

Learn more about population health.