Certificate After Graduate Education in Nursing

You worked hard for your master’s degree in nursing. Through our Certificate After Graduate Education in Nursing (CAGE) program, you can amp up your resume by adding a clinical emphasis.


An emphasis on exceptional care

You’ve been busy since you earned your master’s in nursing! But there are one or two more areas where you’d really like to excel. Concordia University’s Certificate after Graduate Education in Nursing (CAGE) program is just right for you. CAGE allows us to individualize a program just for you, so you can add a clinical emphasis to your list of qualifications.

Quick Facts

Credits 35
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Registered Nurse
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
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We are committed to engaging your mind and spirit for service to Christ in the church and the world.

Program Overview

Why not enjoy a program tailored expressly for your educational needs? Our CAGE program offers three options for licensure/certification: family nurse practitioner, adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner, and nurse educator. Most classes are offered online, with full- or part-time options available, which makes it easier for you to pursue your professional goals with minimum disruption to your life. Most importantly, our courses are built on a Christian foundation, giving you the spiritual support you need as you shine Christ’s light in your nursing career.

Please note
We are not accepting new students from Alabama, Alaska, California, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, South Dakota Tennessee and Wyoming.  Additionally: Washington D.C. students are required to do clinicals in Virginia. We also do not accept CAGE students from Texas.
What to Expect

With Concordia’s CAGE program, you’re getting the outstanding education you need, with the Christian emphasis you crave. We’re here to work with you, and we’re ready to tailor our program to fit your needs. Our expert clinical faculty brings current practices to both the classroom and clinical setting. Don’t wait. Get the clinical emphasis that you’ve been wanting.

Licensure / Certifications
The program offers three options: Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator

In addition to our main and online campuses, Concordia has nine center locations which offer accelerated undergraduate and graduate programs close to where you live and work.

  • Online

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