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

Program Details

The University of Mobile’s online post-master’s nursing certificate allows nurses with a master’s or doctoral degree to specialize in a new clinical area. The Post-Master’s Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner prepares students to care for the health needs of individuals, groups, and families across the lifespan in a primary care setting.

The program consists of online coursework, in-person clinicals in direct patient care, and once-per-semester on-campus intensives to allow face-to-face time with faculty and networking with other nursing professionals. The post-master’s certificate is ideal for advanced practice registered nurses who want to strengthen or broaden their clinical capabilities to pursue a role expansion or change. 

Courses cover skills including:

  • Advanced health assessment and diagnostic reasoning
  • Advanced pharmacology
  • Advanced pathophysiology
  • Theory and ethics for advanced nursing practice

% Online

Mostly Online

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

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

Additional Info

  • An on-campus intensive experience is required once per semester.
  • Applicants must have a MSN degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have an unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the US state or territory where the student will complete clinical experiences.
  • A minimum of one year of clinical experience is preferred but not required.
  • Applicants must submit health history, record of required immunizations, and AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Certification.

Restricted States

Colorado, Louisiana, New York