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The Family Nurse Practitioner certificate is a 4-semester, part-time opportunity for the working RN. Web delivery of course content is complemented with campus experiences for learning and demonstrating health assessment skills. The FNP certificate is not offered every year. Interested applicants should contact the College of Nursing Office of Student Affairs to verify that the certificate will be offered at the time of application.
As a graduate of the FNP specialty, you will be prepared as a beginning level primary care provider for families. Upon completion of the program you will be eligible to take an FNP national board certifying examination. To qualify for entry into the FNP Graduate Certificate program, you must have an MS degree in nursing. The program requires a minimum of 38 credits of clinical courses study and 810 clinical practica hours.