Nursing CertificatesCertificate of School Nurse Wellness Coordinator – Online

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Are you an Ohio registered nurse with a baccalaureate degree looking to earn the Ohio Department of Education School Nurse Wellness Coordinator?

Our 100 percent online School Nurse Wellness Coordinator certificate will prepare you  students to develop new skills as leaders in promoting school wellness consistent with Ohio standards.The certificate can help advance the career of school nurses while broadening their knowledge base.

Through this certificate program, you’ll learn to:

  • use a systems approach to provide leadership and coordination for the wellness of students and their families, school staff, and the community at-large.
  • provide coordination of the school’s health service delivery system.
  • provide emergency preparedness programming.
  • provide leadership with school staff, and collaboration with other leaders in pupil service, personnel, and administrators

The certificate program includes five courses with a total of 13 credit hours: 4 existing on-line graduate core courses and one new course applying core content to to the role of the school nurse wellness coordinator.

The culminating course, a practicum, will allow you to apply what you’ve learned in an Ohio school. At the completion of the program, you’ll earn an academic certificate from The Ohio State University. The culminating course with a field experience will allow you to apply the content from the four existing on-line master level core courses to the role of the school nurse wellness coordinator.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to visit the University’s Online Programs State Authorization webpage or email us at nursing@osu.edu to find out whether their program of interest is available in their home state. Please check back often, as the College and University are aggressively pursuing authorization in all 50 states. Residents outside of the U.S. are not able to participate in distance learning programs.

Admission for the certificate will occur every semester. If you would like to learn more, you can email the admissions team at nursing@osu.edu