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Program Details

The online Post Graduate Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate program from Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing prepares students to care for adults and children of all ages with an essential focus on family and community. Coursework covers topics such as:

  • Health promotion
  • ​Epidemiology
  • Pathophysiology
  • ​Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Family health care management

​Graduates of the program are eligible to seek certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Following successful certification, the graduate applies to the Department of Professional Regulation for licensure as an advance practice nurse for practice in their state.


  • Must have a current RN license and show evidence of graduation from an accredited Masters in Nursing program

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)


All applicants are welcome to apply to the Masters programs except those who are residents of the following states: Arkansas, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Washington, Wisconsin, and Louisiana due to state authorization.