Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Masters Certificate

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.

Curriculum

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 766Advanced Pathophysiology

3

NUR 767Advanced Pharmacology

3

NUR 773Advanced Health Assessment

3

Spring Semester (9 credits):

NUR 769Family Developmental Theory

3

NUR 774Advanced Family Nursing Practice I - Using a Nursing Science Framework

6

Fall Semester II (6 credits):

NUR 775Advanced Family Nursing Practice II - Using a Nursing Science Framework

6

Spring Semester II (6 credits):

NUR 776Advanced Family Nursing Practice III - Using a Nursing Science Framework

6