Post-Master’s Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner
Texas Woman’s University

Program Details

Masters-prepared nurses can expand their scope of practice and serve a broader client base with Texas Woman’s University’s online Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certificate. The program offers the knowledge and clinical experiences necessary to transition into a role as a primary care FNP. 

Students learn to treat the whole patient through compassionate, multifaceted nursing practice. Courses in this Nurse Practitioner program online discuss a range of resources for assessment, analysis, and diagnosis. Nurses gain an understanding of advanced practice nursing from multiple perspectives and learn how to grow as a leader.

Some of the topics covered in this program include:

  • Advanced pathophysiology
  • Pharmacotherapeutics for advanced nursing
  • Advanced assessment/differential diagnosis
  • Advanced practice nursing role

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Must have a master's degree from a nationally-accredited nursing program, with successful completion of a basic statistics course
  • Must have a current, unencumbered US RN license
  • Applicants with minimum GPA of 2.5 may be considered for provisional admission.

Restricted States

Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming