Post-Graduate Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner
Bradley University

Program Details

If you want to make a focused next step in your career, the Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate might be right for you. This specialized education track is ideal for those with MSNs who want to provide excellent care for everybody from newborns to seniors. The program is 100% online with asynchronous classes, so you can study any time, anywhere. 

The curriculum focuses on providing care throughout the continuum of a patient’s life. Courses include advanced pathophysiology, health assessment, pharmacology, and chronic conditions. Graduates are eligible to take the ANCC or AANP certification exams.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Bradley University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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

Criminal Background Check, Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires completion of an accredited MSN degree
  • Must hold a current RN license
  • This program is approved for residents of Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington. If your state is not listed, request more information to determine eligibility.