Post-Graduate Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner
University of Colorado Denver

Program Details

The online Post-Graduate Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner provides nurses the clinical skills and academic knowledge they need to promote the health and wellness of patients across the lifespan in a primary setting. FNPs treat physical and psychological health issues as well as disease prevention, physical assessments, and manage common acute and chronic illnesses.

In many states, FNPs can practice independently in addition to practicing in clinical settings ranging from home health to urgent care to school-based clinics. The program incorporates aspects of online coursework, in-person practicum experience, and on-campus intensives. 

Courses cover a range of nursing topics, including:

  • Health promotion, prevention, and screening
  • Care of the pediatric patient
  • OB/Gyn essentials for Family Nurse Practitioners

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Colorado Denver 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

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

Additional Info

  • This program requires on-campus intensives.