The online Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner program is designed to provide an opportunity for students who already have an MSN to acquire knowledge within a speciality at Clarkson College. Graduates of this program are able to develop a practice incorporating concepts, theories, and recognized care standards into the delivery of health services in a family practice setting.
Master's degree in Nursing from a professional institution accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale.
Valid state unencumbered RN license effective in the state of practice or where clinical experience will occur.
Though the program may be completed online, students are required to attend on-campus weekends for specified clinical courses.
Accreditation & Licensing
The Higher Learning Commission
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Clarkson College is currently authorized to offer online education in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming. In addition, Clarkson College is able to offer limited online programs in Massachusetts.
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