Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certificate
Rivier University

Program Details

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 Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • This program requires three on-campus intensives for a total of nine days on campus. 

Restricted States

Alabama, California, Iowa, Louisiana, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming