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Program Details

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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A masters degree in nursing is required.

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