Post-Master’s Certificate in Emergency Nurse Practitioner
Drexel University

Program Details

The Post-Master’s Certificate in Emergency Nurse Practitioner gives FNPs additional expertise in order to work in emergency care settings. Graduates are eligible for board certification as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner.

Coursework focuses on strengthening skills in performing necessary diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Students learn how to evaluate and modify the effectiveness of clinical practice based on research findings, standards of care, and patient outcomes. Online NP programs at Drexel University allow students to find clinical sites and preceptors in their own local area.

The curriculum covers topics including:

  • Emergency and trauma care across the lifespan
  • Emergency and trauma care for critically ill patients
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Pharmacology

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Drexel 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)

Applicaton Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Requires two 2-day on-campus intensive experiences, one in summer and one in winter
  • Master of Science in Nursing or Doctorate of Nursing Practice from an accredited program required
  • Current, unrestricted US RN license required

Restricted States

Alabama, Colorado, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming