Post-Masters Graduate Certificate in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner

This program is for Master's-prepared advanced practice nurses who hold current national certification in a clinical specialty area, and who wish to obtain the coursework needed to sit for certification in another nursing advanced practice speciality. The School of Nursing currently offers a post-MSN graduate certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner. The Post-Master's graduate requires a minimum of 500 clinical hours. Please note that the clinical hours are required for national certification and cannot be waived or negotiated. Upon completion, the graduate is eligible to take the national certification exam.

Program Information

College: Health, Education and Social Transformation

Program Credits: 18 credits

Program Length: 1 year

Cost Per Credit Hour: $444.40

Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250

Program Chair: Karen Pech


NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

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