Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Post Master’s Certificate

Admission Requirements

Applicants should follow the admissions process described in this catalog or at the Graduate Admissions website at

Students must also submit a separate application to the MSN program at

In addition: The Post Master’s Certificate program is available to a limited number of qualified applicants. Admission is determined on a competitive basis. Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements.

  1. Master of Science in Nursing from an ACEN- or CCNE-accredited program. Applicants who are graduates of programs outside the ACEN or CCNE jurisdictions will be evaluated on an individual basis.
  2. Evidence of a current unencumbered license as a registered nurse in a U.S. jurisdiction. Verification form is included in the MSN application package.

Course Requirements 

NUR 620Adv Pathophysiology I2
NUR 621Adv Pathophysiology II2
NUR 622Advanced Physical Assessment5
NUR 624Adv Family Nursing Practice I5
NUR 626Adv Family Nursing III5
NUR 663Advanced Pharmacology I2
NUR 664Advanced Pharmacology II2
NUR 695Internship: Adv Family Nur6
Total Credit Hours29

Additional courses may be taken after consultation with the graduate faculty advisor for family nurse practitioners.