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Post-MSN Certificate – Family Nurse Practitioner

Choose the nursing certification that will advance your career as a family nurse practitioner. Manage common illnesses and injuries and provide your patients with education for healthy living. Graduates are prepared to meet the population’s growing health needs in private practice, health clinics and a variety of other environments.


Format: 100% online
Credit Hours: 23-32 hours
Tuition: $662 per credit hour
Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 9 hours*
Career Options:  Federally qualified rural health centers (FQRHC), primary care clinics, urgent treatment centers, retail clinics, fast track emergency department, private practice

*With departmental approval


What sets our program apart?
Build on your professional expertise through advanced education in management of health conditions. EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as diagnosis and treatment of health disorders, health promotion, disease prevention, and health education and counseling.

  • 100% first time pass rate on national certification exams
  • CCNE accredited
  • No campus visits required
  • No cohorts to join
  • Personalized advising
  • Named a top 20 school on SR Education’s list of best accredited online MSN programs
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 30 best online graduate nursing programs in the country

Why choose EKU?
EKU is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses.

Download: MSN Student Handbook 2018 - 2019

**State authorization restrictions may apply, please visit EKU’s state authorization map for current information.**