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

Program Details

The Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate provides MSN degree holders with specialized knowledge in their desired field. APRNs can expand their knowledge and clinical expertise to provide care for patients of all ages. The program can be completed online in as little as eight months, along with 250 clinical hours in a primary care setting in a state where the nurse is licensed.

Courses in this online Nurse Practitioner program examine topics including:

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

% 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)

Application 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