Post-MSN Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate Curriculum

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Prerequisites 9 hours

  • NSC 834: Advanced Pathophysiology
  • NSC 830: Advanced Pharmacology
  • NSC 832: Advanced Health Assessment

NOTE: Transfer of prerequisite courses will be determined by the faculty on an individual basis.

Core Courses 23 hours

  • NSC 800: Advanced Practice
  • NSC 870: Rural FNP I
  • NSC 872: Rural FNP II
  • NSC 874: Rural FNP III
  • NSC 876: Rural FNP Internship

Total Hours Required for Degree Completion 23-32 hours

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 6 of the university graduate catalog.

Curriculum Plan

Schedule of Coursework

Prerequisites: Advanced Pathophysiology (NSC 834), Advanced Pharmacology (NSC 830) and Advanced Health Assessment (NSC 832)
NOTE: Transfer of prerequisite courses will be determined by the faculty on an individual basis. 

 

Fall A

Fall B

Spring A

Spring B

Summer

Year 1

 

 

 

 

NSC 834 Advanced Patho-physiology

Year 2

NSC 830 Advanced Pharmacology
+professional liability insurance

 

NSC 832 Advanced Health Assessment

NSC 870 FNP I
*NSC 800 Advanced Practice
(2 hours over 16 weeks)

NSC 872 FNP II  

*NSC 800 Advanced Practice (3 hours over 12 weeks)

Year 3

NSC 874 FNP III

*NSC 800 Advanced Practice (4 hours over 16 weeks)
+professional liability insurance

 

NSC 876 FNP Internship
(5 hours over 16 weeks)

 

 

*Need total of 9 hours of NSC 800
Unless otherwise noted, courses are 8 weeks in length.