Post-Master’s Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner (Non-NP to FNP)
Spring Arbor University

Program Details

The Post-Master’s Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner for non-Nurse Practitioners is designed for MSN graduates who want to gain advanced skills in treating patients of all ages. The program can be completed online in as few as 18 months, with 625 clinical hours required. Students have the ability to complete clinical practicum experiences in a primary care setting in a state where they are licensed.

The online Nurse Practitioner program includes topics such as:

  • Foundations of post-graduate nursing
  • Advanced practice in primary care
  • Family systems and clinical management of the child-bearing family

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Spring Arbor University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Must have a Master of Science degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution and accredited nursing program
  • Must have an unrestricted, unencumbered RN license from the state or country in which the nurse practices
  • If applicable, an unrestricted, unencumbered APRN license from the state or country in which the nurse practices

Restricted States

Alabama, Arizona, Louisiana, New York, South Dakota