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Post-Masters Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner

Admission Requirements

  • A master's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation.
  • An interview with the director of the graduate program or his/her designee.

Students must consult with an adviser in the Nursing Program before starting their certificate program. During their first semester, matriculated students are required to plan their program with an adviser. All students must complete the 30-credit curriculum with a cumulative index of 3.0 or better.


The Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner program consists of a sequence of seven courses for a total of 30 credits as listed below:

Fall Semester (9 credits): NUR 766, NUR 767, NUR 773

Spring Semester (9 credits): NUR 769, NUR 774

Fall Semester II (6 credits): NUR 775

Spring Semester II (6 credits): NUR 776

Last modified: 8/4/2015