Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Graduate Certificate Program (Non-Degree)

College of Natural and Health Sciences

Certificate Requirements — 36 Credits

The certificate in FNP at the graduate level provides the nurse who has a master's in nursing for advanced clinical practice in primary care of families. The graduate is eligible to apply for national certification upon program completion.

The graduate is eligible to be recognized as an Advanced Practice Nurse from the State Board of Nursing with all the rights and privileges associated with this title. Health policies, OSHA requirements, CPR and ACLS certifications are required.

Prerequisites: Master's degree in nursing.

Degree Requirements

Required FNP Certificate Credits — 36 hours

NURS 610Health Assessment


NURS 612Advanced Pharmacology


NURS 614Advanced Pathophysiology


NURS 624Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Advanced Practice of Nursing


NURS 640Health Care of Families I


NURS 645Health Care of Families II


NURS 650Health Care of Families III


NURS 680Advanced Practice Role Practicum

1 - 9

NURS 690Advanced Professional Role