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Post-Graduate Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner

Program Details

The online Post-Graduate Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner program from Davenport University focuses on continual and comprehensive wellness and illness care for individuals across the lifespan, including illness management, health promotion, and health education. Coursework explores topics such as:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Health Assessment
  • Health Promotion
  • ​Nursing Care of Women, Childbearing Families, and Pediatrics
  • Chronic Conditions
  • ​Gerontology


  • Must have a current, valid, and unrestricted licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in a U.S jurisdiction or province of Canada
  • Two professional recommendations
  • Official transcripts from previous nursing program
  • Resume
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 out of a 4.0
  • Professional essay
  • A MSN degree

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)