Post-Master Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Program Details

The online Post-Master Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner is for those with MSNs who want specialization in community health. Core classes include children’s health, health assessment, mental health, and pharmacotherapeutics. Several courses are punctuated by in-person skills labs at the main campus.

Upon completion of the program, you’re equipped to sit for the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification and American Nurses Credentialing Center's Family Nurse Practitioner exams.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Must have a valid, unencumbered RN license, along with at least one year of RN experience
  • Requires completion of an accredited MSN degree
  • Requires BLS certification
  • Additional certifications and course prerequisites may be required
  • Includes occasional on-campus sessions for field experience or immersion work

Restricted States

Arizona, California, Louisiana, New York, Oregon, Washington