ARCHIVED 2010-2011 Graduate Catalog 
    Dec 05, 2021  
ARCHIVED 2010-2011 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Family Nurse Practitioner (Post Master’s Certificate)

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Program Admission Requirements

In addition to the Graduate School Admission Requirements  for certificate programs, applicants must meet admission requirements as outlined in the Master’ of Science Nursing (M.S.) - Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration  program. In addition, applicants must have graduated from a nationally accredited masters program in nursing. The GRE score requirement is waived.

Program Description

A post master’s certificate program is available to nurses who have earned a master’s degree in Nursing. The certificate program prepares the nurse in the advanced practice role of a Family Nurse Practitioner with competencies in family health promotion and clinical management of common conditions across the lifespan. The three year program requires 38 hours of graduate course work including 720 clinical hours. A comprehensive clinical exam will be required during the final semester. Students are exempt from the graduate core courses (NSG 601, 610, 611, and 616) and thesis or research project requirements.

In addition to the academic requirements, students are expected to adhere to the technical and professional standards of the program. For the most up to date information regarding these standards, program suspension, and termination refer to the program’s web site at the College of Health and Human Sciences.

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