Graduate Certificate in Endocrinology

Program Level: Certificates
Department: Graduate Nursing Programs

Mount Marty University offers the nation’s second certificate in endocrinology for nurse practitioners. This program will offer specialty course work and clinical experiences to enable the nurse practitioner to care for patients with endocrine disorders. The curriculum has been developed by a former president of the Endocrine Nurses Society and co-author of Advanced Practice in Endocrinology Nursing.

Nurse practitioners with this training will be able to practice as the clinical expert in any primary care setting which allows for increased access to care for patients who need this specialty care. Patients with diabetes and other endocrine disorders will be managed in a way that is thorough, efficient and grounded in Mount Marty University’s history of nursing excellence in developing nurse practitioners to help meet the healthcare needs of the region and the nation.

Dr. Carol Stewart DNP, CNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC
Graduate Nursing Program Director, Associate Professor

Dr. Christine Yedinak, DNP, FNP, MN
Adjunct Faculty, Program Director

Dr. Kathy Magorian EdD, MSN, RN
Dean of Faculty, Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences

  • Master of Science Degree in Nursing or Doctorate of Nursing Practice – Family Nurse Practitioner from a ACEN or CCNE accredited program
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Current certification and licensure as a Family Nurse Practitioner with at least one year of experience (specialty population foci NP’s such as ACNP, AGNP, etc. may be considered)
  • Completion of basic life support for healthcare providers • Three letters of recommendation
  • Current Resume
  • Personal Essay
  • Criminal Background Check
  • An interview will be conducted with each selected applicant as part of the admission process


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How do I apply?

Applications may be submitted through the Mount Marty website.

How much does the certificate program cost?

All current cost and payment information can be found online at The Endocrinology certificate is based on 10 credits.

Is Mount Marty University’s Graduate Nursing Program accredited?

The master’s degree program in nursing and the post-graduate APRN certificate program at Mount Marty University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Is the program flexible with the amount of credits I can take?

This online program is a cohort model and the plan of study is designed to be flexible for the working student. Each cohort will begin in January annually.

When is the application deadline?

The application deadline is December 15 annually. Questions should be directed to the graduate program at 605-668-1435.


Convenient online courses. Coursework is online with practicum hours to be completed in your communities. Most students enroll in the program while still working in their field.

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