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Graduate Certificates in Geriatric Nurse/Nursing

41 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 30 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a graduate certificate in geriatric nursing. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 34% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Geriatric Nursing Majors

In 2018-2019, 41 earned their graduate certificate in geriatric nursing. This makes it the 11th most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 410
Graduate Certificate 41
Doctor’s Degree 13

Earnings of Geriatric Nursing Majors With Graduate Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for geriatric nursing majors with their graduate certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

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

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in geriatric nursing. About 85.4% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 6
Women 35
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in Geriatric Nursing

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 27
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Geriatric Nursing Graduate Certificate Students

There are 30 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in geriatric nursing. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Keuka College

Keuka Park, New York
9 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for geriatric nursing students seekinga graduate certificate is Keuka College. Each year, around 1,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,748 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,372 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 people received their graduate certificate in geriatric nursing from Keuka College. About 89% of this group were women, and 11% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#1

University of Mississippi

University, Mississippi
9 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Mississippi tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for geriatric nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. Roughly 22,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,718 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,718 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 graduate certificates were handed out to geriatric nursing majors at Ole Miss. About 89% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

University of Massachusetts - Boston

Boston, Massachusetts
8 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for geriatric nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Massachusetts - Boston. Roughly 16,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,187 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,433 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 people received their graduate certificate in geriatric nursing from UMass Boston. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 62% were women.

#4

University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, Indiana
4 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for geriatric nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Southern Indiana. Roughly 10,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,986 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,486 per year.

The geriatric nursing program at University of Southern Indiana awarded 4 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 75% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Pennsylvania State University - University Park

University Park, Pennsylvania
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pennsylvania State University - University Park comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in geriatric nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $17,416 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,960 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their graduate certificate in geriatric nursing from Penn State University Park. About 100% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The University of Tennessee - Health Science Center comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in geriatric nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,390 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,099 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 graduate certificates were handed out to geriatric nursing majors at UTHSC. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#6

Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Loyola University Chicago is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in geriatric nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,105 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,594 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their graduate certificate in geriatric nursing from Loyola Chicago.

#8

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

George Washington University comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in geriatric nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,453 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $31,770 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 graduate certificates were handed out to geriatric nursing majors at GWU.

1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 8th most popular school in the country for geriatric nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Nevada - Reno. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,410 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,306 per year.

The geriatric nursing program at University of Nevada - Reno awarded 1 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in geriatric nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,710 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,720 per year.

The geriatric nursing program at Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix awarded 1 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#8

University of Missouri - Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

University of Missouri - Kansas City is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in geriatric nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,991 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,542 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in geriatric nursing from UMKC.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to geriatric 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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