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Advanced Practice Nursing and Post Master's Certificate Program

Post-Master Certificate Program

The Post-Master’s Certificate program offers a formal program of study to meet this need for students who already have the Master of Science in Nursing degree without requiring them to complete a second master’s degree. Certificate programs are offered for the following nursing specialty areas:

  1. Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Post-Master's Certificate - The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate program provides a formal program of study for master's-prepared nurses interested in taking the national certification exam to practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner. To be eligible to take the national certification exam students must "successfully complete graduate didactic and clinical requirements of a master's nurse practitioner program through a formal graduate-level certificate or Master's level NP program in the desired area of practice." The FNP Certificate program offers a formal program of study to meet this need for students who already have the Master of Science in Nursing degree without requiring a second master's degree. Click here to view a sample plan of study
  2. Nursing Education Post-Master's Certificate - The Nursing Education Certificate program provides a formal program of study for masters prepared nurses interested in obtaining a credential allowing them to teach in School of Nursing. The program provides them with content necessary to teach nursing students in a specific area of nursing. Once students complete the certificate, they would be eligible to sit for the national certification exam in this area. Click here to view a sample plan of study.
  3. Nursing Administration Post-Master's Certificate - The Post Master’s Certificate in Nursing Administration provides a formal program of study for students who hold a Master of Science in Nursing degree in another specialty. The program provides them with content that provides a strong foundation in complex systems, organizational theory, financial management, and leadership practice. Click here to view a sample plan of study.

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