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The Post-MSN Certificate program is offered to professional nurses who have previously earned a master's degree in nursing and who are interested in obtaining national certification as an advanced practice nurse. The focus areas are: Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and Nursing Leadership.

Enrollment in nursing courses is based upon readiness, availability of space and an adequate cohort of students.

Course Delivery Options


Program Application Requirements

Supplemental Application

Application Deadlines

Fall Priority

​November 1st-February 1st-

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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