About this Program
Interested in furthering your education, but not sure about a master's degree? Earning a graduate certificate is a great way to find out if higher education is for you. A graduate certificate in quality improvement in health care prepares you to assess the current status of quality in your health care setting and make recommendations for improvement. It also trains you to sustain positive change, making you an important part of the team.
If you decide to go on to earn your master's in nursing, some courses may be applied to our clinical research nursing graduate degree program.
Graduate studies in nursing set you up for success.
Nurses with a master's degree are:
- More marketable: A nurse with an MSN is qualified for far more job opportunities than one with an RN or BSN.
- Making more money: Nurses with an MSN make, on average, $96,000 a year.
- Able to customize: When you pursue an MSN, you have the chance to get more specialized in your position in areas such as mental health care, pediatric care and oncology.
At Eastern, you’ll benefit from the knowledge and hands-on practice of highly qualified faculty, while having the opportunity to learn in a variety of settings for clinical experiences. And, if you're interested in continuing your education, we not only offer four nursing graduate degrees, but two doctoral programs.