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Graduate Certificates in Adult Health Nurse/Nursing

267 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 72 schools in the United States where you can get your graduate certificate in adult health nursing. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 34% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 1.1% of adult health nursing graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Adult Health Nursing Majors

In 2019-2020, 267 earned their graduate certificate in adult health nursing. This makes it the 4th most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in adult health nursing at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 1,374
Graduate Certificate 267
Bachelor’s Degree 187
Doctor’s Degree 87
Associate Degree 37

Earnings of Adult Health Nursing Majors With Graduate Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for adult health nursing students who are graduate certificate holders.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in adult health nursing. About 88.0% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 32
Women 235

The racial-ethnic distribution of adult health nursing graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 21
Black or African American 47
Hispanic or Latino 17
White 160
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 19

There are 72 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in adult health nursing. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

Below are some popular majors that are similar to adult health nursing that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Family Practice Nursing 1,209
Mental Health Nursing 948
Registered Nursing 841
Nursing Practice 195
Public Health Nursing 157


*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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