The online Post-Master's Certificate in Primary Care Nursing (Family) from Indiana Wesleyan University is designed for master's prepared nurses who wish to complete a certificate in a specialty area. Coursework explores topics such as:
- Professional Role Development
- Advanced Pathophysiology
- Advanced Pharmacology
- Primary Care Across the Lifespan
- Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Nursing from a regionally accredited program. Registered Nurses (RNs) who have a baccalaureate degree in a discipline other than nursing may also apply by meeting the following additional criteria:
- A minimum of 10 years experience in nursing practice.
- Master’s of Science degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited program.
- Undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale from the baccalaureate degree-granting institution at which a minimum of 30 credit hours was completed.
- Anyone applying to become a student at Indiana Wesleyan University must provide proof that all nursing licenses, whether current or inactive, are unencumbered. Potential students with encumbered nursing licenses will not be considered eligible for enrollment at Indiana Wesleyan University.
- Three letters of recommendation
- Official transcripts from the baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institutions.
- Students applying for admission to the Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner major must have at least one year of professional practice and at least 500 hours of direct contact and/or care for patients within the year prior to admission.
- A criminal history background check
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation Statement
Higher Learning Commission