The graduate Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner requires 24 s.h. of credit. Students must maintain a cumulative g.p.a. of at least 2.50 in course work for the certificate. The certificate is available for post-master's Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) degree students who would like to pursue a second specialty.

The curriculum includes didactic and clinical core courses as well as specialty courses, as determined by the director of the program. Course work and clinical hours are determined by a gap analysis.

The Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner requires the following work.

First Year
NURS:5035Graduate Pharmacology Specialty2
NURS:6100Primary Care: Infants, Children, and Adolescents I3
NURS:6101Primary Care: Infants, Children, and Adolescents II3
NURS:6200Primary Care: Adults and Older Individuals I3
NURS:6201Primary Care: Adults and Older Individuals II3
NURS:6701Advanced Practice Clinical Practicum I3
NURS:6702Advanced Practice Clinical Practicum II3
Second Year
NURS:6703Advanced Practice Clinical Practicum III4
Total Hours24

Visit the Post-Graduate Certificate Programs plans of study on the College of Nursing website for information about certificate program requirements.