Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate

The Post Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate program encompasses three (3) unique courses (15 credit hours) pertinent only to the FNP program*. These courses contain the content and clinical hours necessary to meet national educational standards for graduate-level, advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) education and nationally recognized core role and populations-focused FNP standards and competencies. These graduate specialty courses are taken in the following sequence:


  • Summer-NURS 6347-Nurse Practitioner Role

(45 clinical hours)

  • Fall-NURS 6612-Nurse Practitioner I

(224 clinical hours)

  • Spring-NURS 6613-Nurse Practitioner II

(336 clinical hours)


*In this program, students will receive both traditional and online delivery for a more thorough, high-quality, hands-on education and training for advanced nursing practice