Frontier Nursing University

195 School Street, Hyden, KY 41749

Program Details

The online Post-Graduate Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner is designed for students interested in furthering their nursing education. 

The program is pided into four levels of study:

  • Level I -  “Foundations for Practice”
  • Level II -  “Clinical Management for Specialty Care”
  • Level III - “Clinical Bound” 
  • Level IV - “Clinical Practicum” 

Upon completing the PGC curriculum, you will be fully prepared to take the national certification exam in your given area of study.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Certificate
    • Delivery Format:
      Mostly Online
    • Completion Time:
      34
    • Tuition Basis :
      Per Semester Credit
    • In State Rate:
      $565.00
    • Out of State Rate:
      $565.00
    • Additional Fees :
      $1,150.00
    • Fees Overview :

      Graduation Fee (one-time): $150; Technology Fee (per semester): $250

    • Estimated Degree Cost - In State:
      $20,360.00
    • Estimated Degree Cost - Out Of State:
      $20,360.00
    • International Students Accepted:
      Yes
    • Accelerated Degree:
      No

    Requirements

    • Have a master’s or higher degree in nursing granted from a nationally (CCNE or ACEN) accredited nursing program, and be an advance practice registered nurse with a national certification as: adult nurse practitioner (ANP), certified nurse-midwife (CNM), family nurse practitioner (FNP), geriatric-adult nurse practitioner (GANP), geriatric nurse practitioner (GNP), pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP), psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP), women’s health care nurse practitioner (WHCNP).
    • Have a GPA of 3.0 from the most recent degree (nursing or related field) earned.
    • Hold a current, active license in the United States with no encumbrances. 
    • Have taken a statistics course as defined in the statistics course pre-requisite section of the catalog within last 10 years prior to enrolling in FNU.
    • Submit three professional references including at least two from nursing supervisors, nursing school faculty, or CNM/NP/MD/DO colleagues and no more than one from a peer on FNU-supplied forms.

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

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