Nurses with a master’s degree can pursue the online Post-Graduate APRN Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of North Alabama. The program is designed for nurses seeking a new specialty or subspecialty area of advanced practice nursing.
In addition to online coursework, students complete a minimum of 600 hours of clinical work and attend two on-campus intensive experiences. Courses in advanced health assessment, pharmacology, and pathophysiology can be completed as a part of the curriculum if not previously completed in a master’s program or completed more than five years ago. Graduates are eligible for national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of North Alabama 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)
Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Students must attend two on-campus intensive experiences.
- Applicants must be a graduate of an approved and regionally accredited master's or doctoral program with a major in nursing.
- Applicants must have current registered nursing licensure with no restrictions and minimum of one year of clinical experience.
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