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Graduate Certificates in Critical Care Nursing

115 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 27 schools in the United States where you can get your graduate certificate in critical care nursing. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 26% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Critical Care Nursing Majors

In 2018-2019, 115 graduate certificates were awarded to critical care nursing majors. This makes it the 7th most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 518
Graduate Certificate 115
Doctor’s Degree 10

Earnings of Critical Care 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 estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in critical care nursing. About 87.8% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 14
Women 101
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in Critical Care Nursing

The racial-ethnic distribution of critical care nursing graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 80
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 6
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Critical Care Nursing Graduate Certificate Students

There are 27 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in critical care nursing. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Maryville University of Saint Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
21 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Maryville University of Saint Louis tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for critical care nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $26,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,346 per year.

The critical care nursing program at Maryville University of Saint Louis awarded 21 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 33% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#2

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, Arizona
17 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for critical care nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Grand Canyon University. Each year, around 96,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,419 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,175 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 17 people received their graduate certificate in critical care nursing from Grand Canyon University. Around 47% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 82% were women.

9 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Case Western Reserve University is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in critical care nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,450 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $46,524 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 people received their graduate certificate in critical care nursing from Case Western. Around 11% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#4

Duke University

Durham, North Carolina
8 Yearly Graduations
88% Women

The 4th most popular school in the country for critical care nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Duke University. Each year, around 16,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,880 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $55,680 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 people received their graduate certificate in critical care nursing from Duke.

#4

Allen College

Waterloo, Iowa
8 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Allen College comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in critical care nursing. Roughly 600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $17,612 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,040 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 people received their graduate certificate in critical care nursing from Allen College. Around 12% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 88% were women.

#4

Creighton University

Omaha, Nebraska
8 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for critical care nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Creighton University. Each year, around 8,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $39,630 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,128 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 graduate certificates were handed out to critical care nursing majors at Creighton. Around 12% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 88% were women.

#7

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, Tennessee
6 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Vanderbilt University comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in critical care nursing. Each year, around 13,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,800 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $48,624 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 people received their graduate certificate in critical care nursing from Vanderbilt. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 83% were women.

#7

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis, Missouri
6 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for critical care nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Saint Louis University. Roughly 12,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,700 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,880 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 people received their graduate certificate in critical care nursing from SLU. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

6 Yearly Graduations
83% Women

The 7th most popular school in the country for critical care nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Kent State University at Kent. Roughly 27,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,602 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,766 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 people received their graduate certificate in critical care nursing from Kent State.

#10

Ursuline College

Pepper Pike, Ohio
5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ursuline College comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in critical care nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $33,120 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,132 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their graduate certificate in critical care nursing from Ursuline College. Around 40% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#11

University of Rochester

Rochester, New York
4 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for critical care nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Rochester. Roughly 12,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,040 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $51,705 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 people received their graduate certificate in critical care nursing from University of Rochester. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 75% were women.

#11

Augusta University

Augusta, Georgia
4 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for critical care nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Augusta University. Each year, around 8,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,892 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,504 per year.

The critical care nursing program at Augusta University awarded 4 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 75% were women.

#13

Winona State University

Winona, Minnesota
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Winona State University comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in critical care nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,598 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,488 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 graduate certificates were handed out to critical care nursing majors at Winona State. Around 33% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#13

University of Miami

Coral Gables, Florida
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

University of Miami comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in critical care nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,400 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $37,800 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their graduate certificate in critical care nursing from U Miami. Of these students, 100% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#15

New York University

New York, New York
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

New York University comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in critical care nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,684 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $33,408 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their graduate certificate in critical care nursing from NYU. Of these students, 100% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#15

Southern Adventist University

Collegedale, Tennessee
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

Southern Adventist University is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in critical care nursing. Roughly 2,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $21,650 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,700 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 graduate certificates were handed out to critical care nursing majors at Southern Adventist.

#15

University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

University of Arizona comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in critical care nursing. Each year, around 44,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,990 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,938 per year.

The critical care nursing program at University of Arizona awarded 2 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#18

Marquette University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Marquette University is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in critical care nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $43,350 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,060 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 graduate certificates were handed out to critical care nursing majors at Marquette.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to critical care nursing that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Family Practice Nursing 1,108
Mental Health Nursing 633
Registered Nursing 410
Adult Health Nursing 270
Nursing Education 198

References

*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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