Post-Masters Diploma in Nurse Practitioner
Athabasca University

Program Details

The Post-Masters Diploma in Nurse Practitioner program from Athabasca University is an online nurse practitioner degree program.  While this does not prepare students to work in acute care settings or to focus on a clinical specialty, you will gain the knowledge needed to work as a primary care provider.  The curriculum prepares you to diagnose and treat common illnesses and injuries in clients.  You will be able to work with patients of all ages.  Graduates find positions in such settings as primary care offices or community health centers.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Athabasca University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Hold a current, valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse
  • Must hold a Master of Nursing and have graduated from a recognized Nurse Practitioner Education program