The Graduate Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner program from East Tennessee State University enhances nurses’ expertise to meet the need for Family Nurse Practitioners. There is an increased need for nurse practitioners to meet the needs of patients seeking primary care providers and this online nurse practitioner degree will prepare you to fulfill this niche. The curriculum prepares students to treat acute and chronic illnesses and injuries, order diagnostic tests, prescribe medications, and more for patients of all ages.
In addition to taking your career to the next level, this online nurse practitioner degree is a formal program of study that allows those with the Master of Science in Nursing degree to meet the requirements to sit for the Family Nurse Practitioner certification exam without completing a second Master’s degree. The flexibility and convenience of the online degree format allows you to keep working while studying to meet your career goals.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
East Tennessee State University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)
- Must hold an unencumbered RN license
- Requires statistics course prerequisites