The Post-Master’s Certificate for aspiring Family Nurse Practitioners of Rivier University is offered in a flexible online format. Upon completion of this certificate and clinical education, you are qualified to sit for the FNP-BC national exams, certifying you in family practice. This online nurse practitioner program offers several tracks for speciality certification, including:
- Family nurse practitioner track
- Nursing education track
- Psychiatric/Mental health track
Faculty are active scholars and practitioners, bringing real-world industry experience to the virtual classroom. Graduates who complete this program are prepared for nurse practitioner careers in family nursing, adult nursing, adult-gerontology primary care, and more. Discover your place in family practice, treating illnesses, caring for patients, or providing education services, with an online nurse practitioner certificate from Rivier University.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Rivier University is accredited by:
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- This program requires three on-campus intensives for a total of nine days on campus.