Post-Graduate APRN Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner
University of North Alabama

Program Details

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.

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of North Alabama is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • 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.

Restricted States

California, US Territories