Post-Master’s Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner
University of Massachusetts-Boston

Program Details

Master’s prepared Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners can add a Family Nurse Practitioner certification to their resume with this online post-master’s certificate program. Interactive online coursework and clinical experiences help students develop and enhance their skill sets.

Graduates can use their skills to provide quality healthcare services and expand their practice to help patients of all ages. The program places a special emphasis on the mental and psychosocial health of multicultural individuals and families in urban environments. Students are able to specialize in either Primary Care of the Adult or Primary Care of the Childbearing Family.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Massachusetts-Boston is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

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

  • Applicants must have a master's degree in nursing from a NLNAC or CCNE approved graduate program.
  • Specific prerequisite courses and grades required. Contact the school for more information.
  • Applicants must have a current, unrestricted license in nursing in the state where the student will do their clinical practicum and evidence of national certification in advanced practice nursing specialty.

Restricted States

Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming