The family nurse practitioner field is growing increasingly popular and is a good option for RNs looking to advance their careers and take on greater roles. The Post-Graduate Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner online degree from Graceland University can help you achieve this goal.
Family Nurse Practitioners work with patients as their primary health providers and can even run their own practices. You will gain a theoretical base combined with clinical or practical experience that prepares you to work with patients throughout their lives, diagnosing illnesses, prescribing medicine, ordering tests, and more. This certificate is the first step to taking the knowledge and experience you have as an RN and using it to become a specialized professional Family Nurse Practitioner.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Graceland University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Criminal Background Check, Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Master degree in nursing from an NLNAC, ACEN or CCNE accredited program
- Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the U.S. and its territories