Program Overview

Nurses who have an MSN degree can further advance their training and careers with the completion of the online Post Graduate Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner. Students complete 38 credit hours, including coursework, practicums that focus on family health, and a final graduate project. Practicums target gerontology, women’s health, pediatrics, and primary care. Studies in the Family Nurse Practitioner certificate aim to improve: 

  • Competency in care of patients
  • Leadership and communication skill sets
  • Higher ethical standards and practices
  • Application of technology and evidence-based research in nursing practices
  • Advanced clinical judgement, systems thinking, and accountability.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

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    Requirements

    A masters degree in nursing is required.

    Restrictions

    Not all online programs at South University are available to residents of all states including those who live in OR, TN, MA, AL and DC.

    School Overview

    South University is a private academic institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social, and professional development of a diverse student population.

    To achieve this purpose, the institution offers focused and balanced curricula at the associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels. A broad-based core curriculum is offered, promoting critical thinking, effective verbal and written communication, and skills for life-long learning. Additionally, the University focuses on developing the requisites to pursue and appreciate knowledge.

    South University’s approach to higher education and the resulting varied academic experiences provide students with the intellectual acumen and pragmatic approach necessary to create the foundation for personal and professional fulfillment.

    South University can provide a comprehensive education that instills within its students a philosophy that values not only learning and professionalism, but also contribution and commitment to the advancement of community.

    South University welcomes those individuals who seek educational challenges. To this end, the University provides a learning environment, both on campus and online, that helps students identify goals and the means to achieve them. With this philosophy in mind, students learn by interacting with a community of faculty, staff, and administration dedicated to South University’s academic purpose.

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