Post-Master’s of Science in Nursing Certificate
Northern Kentucky University

Program Details

The online Post-MSN Certificate program from Northern Kentucky University is designed for students who seek specialized knowledge and skills as nurse practitioners or nurse educators. Students customize their educational experience to suit their personal interests and professional goals by selecting one of the following specializations:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • ​Adult-Gero Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • ​Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • ​Psych Nurse Practitioner

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Mostly 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)

Applicaton Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • All NP students (except Psych Mental Health NP) are required to participate in NRP 690, a 1 credit hour On-Campus Clinical Residency.
  • Proof of 1,000 clinical hours of practice over the previous year for all Post-MSN certificates with the exception of Psych Mental Health which requires proof of 2000 hours of practice