Family Nurse Practitioner, Post-Graduate Certificate
The College of Health Sciences offers Post-Graduate Certificates in Rural Family Nurse Practitioner and Rural Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, for nurses who have completed a Master of Science in Nursing degree or higher and who wish to obtain a second nursing specialty. The number of credit hours required for completion varies by specialty. All MSN/DNP policies apply to the Post-MSN/Post-Graduate Certificate students.
Minimum requirements for admission to the program include:
- Admission to the Graduate School.
- A master of science in nursing degree from a nationally-accredited program for Nursing Administration, or an MSN or DNP degree from a nationally accredited program for the Post-Graduate certificates.
- Unencumbered RN license from an approved state. Admission is competitive and limited to available space. In addition to the above criteria, consideration is also given to the student’s Professional Statement submitted with the Graduate School application and the three required professional references.
Priority is given to degree-seeking applications. Please refer to the School of Nursing website at https://nursing.eku.edu/masters-degree-programs for specific information on the application process for admission and progression plans for study, or contact the department at (859) 622-1827for information on the application process for admission.
CIP Code: 51.3805
|Nurse Practitioner Concentration Prerequisites|
|Advanced Health Assessment|
|NSC 870||Rural Health FNP I||3|
|NSC 872||Rural Health FNP II||3|
|NSC 874||Rural Health FNP III||3|
|NSC 876||Rural Health FNP Internship||6|
|NSC 800||Advanced Practice Role 1||8|