Post-Master’s Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner
Carson-Newman University

Program Details

Nurses with a master’s degree can develop advanced expertise with the Post-Master’s Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner from Carson-Newman University. Students learn from faculty nurse educators who are active nurse practitioners in their communities.

Coursework focuses on a holistic approach to nursing. Students develop the ability to influence and improve the health of individuals, families, and communities. Graduates will have the expertise to thrive as a highly skilled Family Nurse Practitioner.

This Nurse Practitioner program online covers advanced topics in:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Health assessment
  • Primary nursing care for women
  • Primary nursing care for adults

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Carson-Newman University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Requires one three-day on-campus residency
  • Master's degree in nursing from an accredited program
  • Active, unencumbered RN license
  • Drug screen required

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, US Territories, International