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Family Nurse Practitioner

Graduate Certificate

As a graduate of the FNP specialty, you will be prepared as a beginning-level primary care provider for families.


The Family Nurse Practitioner certificate is a four-semester, part-time opportunity for working registered nurses. Campus experiences compliment online course content for learning and demonstrating health assessment skills. Upon completion of the program, you will be eligible to take an FNP national board certifying examination.

The FNP certificate is not offered every year. Interested applicants should contact the College of Nursing Office of Student Affairs to verify that the certificate will be offered at the time of application.

To qualify for entry into the FNP graduate certificate program, you must have a Master of Science degree in nursing. The program requires a minimum of 38 units of clinical courses study and 810 clinical practica hours.

View detailed program information

Career Level: Graduate Certificate
Degree: Graduate Certificate
College: College of Nursing

Cost & Eligibility

Per Unit Cost: $975
*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.