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Post-Masters Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner

The University of Phoenix Post Masters Certificate / Family Nurse Practitioner program is designed for students who have already earned a masters degree. Learn more about the University of Phoenix Post Masters Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner here.

Official Program Name:

Post Masters Certificate / Family Nurse Practitioner

School Offering Program:

University of Phoenix

Degree Level:

Post Masters Certificate

Program Description:

Students enrolled in the University of Phoenix Post Masters Certificate / Family Nurse Practitioner program are already registered nurses who have also completed a Master of Science in Nursing. The post masters certificate program includes advanced instruction in nursing theory and applied concepts. Graduates are prepared to apply for state licensure as family nurse practitioner, but should check with their state Board of Nursing for specific requirements.


University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association (NCA).

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Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal and state financial aid, grants and loans, employer tuition reimbursement, internal and external scholarship sources, and access to other resources.

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Required Courses For A Post Masters Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner

Certificate program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact University of Phoenix to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates who receive state licensure can apply for positions as family nurse practitioners. Family nurse practitioners are nurses who have leadership positions in hospitals, medical offices, and other facilities. They may provide additional services beyond those of a regular Registered Nurse.

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.

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