Graduate Certificate

*This price is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.


The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 31% growth in employment for those with a Graduate Certificate. Ready to take your nursing career to the next level? Learn how to apply to the program today.

Program Overview

The MU graduate certificate in participatory health research helps professionals in health care, public health and social work understand community-based, patient-centered and clinical effectiveness research methods. If you want to identify best practices in prevention, treatment and the monitoring of clinical conditions and health delivery systems, this may be the program for you.

Why is our Graduate Certificate a good choice for nurses?

Delivery of this program is 100& online: no campus visits are required.

Taking two classes each semester will allow you to finish the program in one year.

Course work will help you:

  • Gain skills in participatory inquiry and application
  • Expand your professional expertise
  • Enhance your career advancement potential
  • Develop partnerships with communities and populations
  • Enlarge your professional network
  • Fulfill the pursuit of lifelong learning

Graduate Certificate Cost & Tuition

Estimated cost for this program is $7,108.95 for 12 credit hours of coursework that is 100% online.


*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, and Nurse Practitioners

Career & Salary Outlook

What kind of jobs can you get with a BSN?

This program may help advance your career in:

  • Clinical research
  • Community health care
  • Health policy
  • Data analysis
  • Outreach
  • Patient centered care