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Serving a broader client base is something you’ve always wanted to achieve. TWU's online Post-Master’s Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner (PMC-FNP) will help you expand your scope and serve as a family nurse practitioner.

Deliver Quality Primary Care to the Entire Family

This online post-master’s FNP certificate is uniquely designed for nurses who’ve completed a master’s in nursing degree. The certificate program provides the knowledge and clinical experiences a master's educated nurse would need to transition into a role as a primary care family nurse practitioner.

Support the Entire Patient Experience

In the program, you will: 

  • Develop clinical skills with an emphasis on quality, accuracy and the patient experience
  • Expand your problem-solving and investigative capabilities using a range of resources 
  • Gain an understanding of advanced practice nursing from multiple perspectives and grow as a leader 
  • Strengthen your approach to a compassionate, multifaceted nursing practice that treats the whole patient 
  • Go beyond treating illness to understanding the range of factors that can impact health and wellbeing
  • Deepen your knowledge of advanced topics such as pharmacology, pathophysiology, patient assessment, treatment methods and applied research to develop essential competencies
  • Discover a range of resources for assessment, analysis and diagnosis
  • Build the professional, interpersonal and leadership skills needed for success

Accreditation & Awards

  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)*
  • Top 100 nursing schools (U.S. News & World Report)
  • 98% FNP first-time pass rate (2010-2018)
  • Recognized as #8 Top Value School by College Factual

Online FNP Post-Master’s Certificate Program Fast Facts

  • 13-week courses, 3 intakes per year (spring, summer, fall)
  • Take one course at a time
  • 9 total courses, 34 credit-hours (or less depending on prior education/experience)
  • 6 courses contain clinical hours
  • Finish in just over 2 years
  • Competitive tuition

*The master's degree program in nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Texas Woman's University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).