What is Post-Master's Nurse Practitioner Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner at WVU like?
This program prepares nurses who have already earned a master’s degree, or higher, in nursing to sit for the national certification examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The post-graduate FNP certificate program requires a minimum of 16 credits that are earned in 4 courses. Two courses are clinical, affording the student the opportunity to complete the 600 hours of supervised clinical practice as required in order to sit for the national certification examination. Two courses are didactic and offered via webcast and the internet, affording the student the opportunity to take these courses off-campus.
Each graduate program sets their own term of admission and application deadline. Applicants can only apply for admission for the term displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.
Fall: January 1