Post-Master’s Certificate in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to Family Nurse Practitioner
Northern Kentucky University

Program Details

If you are a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner who wished to broaden your career focus and transition to primary care, Northern Kentucky University offers a Post-Master's Certificate in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to Family Nurse Practitioner degree.  This online nurse practitioner degree program is an accelerated 100% online program, allowing students to continue their current careers while they work on this degree.  

This program includes the study of topics that relate to the primary care of adults, including women’s health, gynecology, men’s health, and hematological, immunological, and respiratory systems.  Emphasis is placed on pathophysiology, principles of health promotion, disease prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and therapeutic management of common health problems.  Students also study concepts, theories, and issues related to psychiatric and mental health disorders and treatments.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northern Kentucky University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Proof of 1000 hours of practice as Registered Nurse.
  • A copy of your current, unencumbered RN License in the state(s) you are licensed and practice