Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Post Master’s Certificate
The purpose of the Post Master’s Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner program is to prepare nurses, who have a Master of Science in Nursing degree, as family nurse practitioners. The graduates of this program are eligible to take the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center Certification Examination for Family Nurse Practitioners and/or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Examination for Adult and Family Nurse Practitioners.
Applicants should follow the admissions process described in this catalog or at the Graduate Admissions website at www.marshall.edu/graduate/admissions/how-to-apply-for-admission.
Students must also submit a separate application to the MSN program at www.marshall.edu/cohp.
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.
- 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.
- Evidence of a current unencumbered license as a registered nurse in a U.S. jurisdiction. Verification form is included in the MSN application package.
Plan of Study
|NUR 620||Adv Pathophysiology I||2|
|NUR 621||Adv Pathophysiology II||2|
|NUR 622||Advanced Physical Assessment||5|
|NUR 624||Adv Family Nursing Practice I||5|
|NUR 626||Adv Family Nursing III||5|
|NUR 663||Advanced Pharmacology I||2|
|NUR 664||Advanced Pharmacology II||2|
|NUR 695||Internship: Adv Family Nur||6|
|Total Credit Hours||29|
Additional courses may be taken after consultation with the graduate faculty advisor for family nurse practitioners.