Gain the skills and credentials needed to work as an advanced practice primary care provider with the Family Nurse Practitioner online certificate program. Nurses with an existing master’s degree can pursue this certification to expand their nursing practice and help patients of all ages achieve optimal health.
After completion of this online FNP program, nurses can become board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The curriculum is individualized to meet the needs and goals of each student, taking into consideration previous education and experience. Labs, clinical practice, and practicum courses allow for extensive hands-on experience prior to graduation.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
The University of Texas at Arlington is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsGRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)
- GRE not required for students with GPA 3.0 or higher
- Must have a MSN degree from a NLNAC or CCNE accredited program and undergraduate statistics course with minimum C grade
- Active, unencumbered RN license and two years RN experience required