Post Master’s Certificates

Curriculum Information for post master’s certificates. Course names and ( ) semester hours below:

The following courses are required for all three certificate programs:
Advanced Practice Core (11)
Advanced Pathophysiology (4)
Advanced Pharmacology (3)
Advanced Health Assessment (4)

Adult Nurse Practitioner (28)
Specialty Curriculum (17)
Theoretical Principles & Clinical Management I (5)
Theoretical Principles & Clinical Management II (5)
Theoretical Principles & Clinical Management III (5)
Clinical Residency (2)

Clinical Nurse Specialist (28)
Specialty Curriculum (17)
Theoretical Principles & Clinical Management I (5)
Theoretical Principles & Clinical Management II (5)
Theoretical Principles & Clinical Management III (5)
Clinical Residency (2)

Family Nurse Practitioner (28)
Specialty Curriculum (17)
Family Nurse Practitioner Theoretical Principles and Clinical Management I (5)
Family Nurse Practitioner Theoretical Principles and Clinical Management II (5)
Family Nurse Practitioner Theoretical Principles and Clinical Management III (5)
Clinical Residency (2)

Optional Support Courses (6)

Teaching in Nursing (3)
Nursing Education Methods & Measurement (3)
Nursing Education Practicum (3)
Theoretical Concepts of Health and Aging^ (3)
Advanced Gerontological Nursing Practice^ (3)
Advanced Pediatric Nursing Practice * (3)
Advanced Women’s Health Nursing Practice * (3)

*Knowledge of content in these areas is required for passing the family nurse practitioner certification exam.
^Knowledge of content in these areas is required for passing the adult nurse practitioner certification exam.