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Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate Plan

Graduate certificate programs offered for academic credit require a 3.0 cumulative grade point average with no grade lower than a “B”. All courses must be in residence.

The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate is available to master’s or doctorally prepared nurses as a post-master’s certificate program. To enter the program and be eligible for national certification, individuals must hold a master’s degree with a major in nursing.

Prerequisite Courses
Course Number Course Title Hours
NUR 6318 Pharmacotherapeutics 3
NUR 6324 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
NUR 6331 Advanced Health Assessment 3
NUR 6338 Leadership and Roles in Advanced Nursing 3
Certificate Courses
Course Number Course Title Hours
NUR 6201 Advanced Skills for Advanced Practice Nurses 2
NUR 6325 Family Primary Care I 3
NUR 6326 Family Primary Care II 3
NUR 6327 Family Primary Care I Practicum 3
NUR 6336 Family Primary Care II Practicum 3
NUR 6339 Population Health and Epidemiology for Advanced Nursing 3
NUR 6351 Mental Health Concepts for Advanced Practice Nurses 3
NUR 6537 Integrated Clinical Practice: FNP 5

Total semester credit hours required: 25