The following five graduate courses are required:

EDU 550/550F    Historical and Contemporary Perspectives in Education

EDU 551/551F    Psychology of Teaching: Developmental Perspectives

SPE 550/550F    Foundations of Special Education

HED    650        School Nurse Practice

HED    651        School Nurse Practicum

Upon completion of coursework, copies of the student’s RN license and Saint Joseph's transcript showing 12 credits of required coursework are forwarded to Harrisburg along with the Pennsylvania Department of Education application for certification. A copy of the certification application can be obtained from the Program Director.

Students are required to meet the Pennsylvania certification standards in effect at the time of application. If state requirements change, the University reserves the right to modify the course of study.