Skip to main content

Post-Master's Nurse Practitioner Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner  Certificate

By the numbers98

98 percent passing rate for first-time takers of the BSN NCLEX exam

Overview

What is Post-Master's Nurse Practitioner Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner at WVU like?

Description

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.

At a Glance

Next Steps

Interested in this major? Here are some suggested next steps:

Apply NowRequest InfoVirtual TourVisit WVU

Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Post-Master's Nurse Practitioner Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner at WVU?

University Requirements

To be eligible for admission into a graduate program at WVU an applicant must submit official, bachelors degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution and hold a GPA of at least 2.75.

WVU operates decentralized admissions. Decentralized admissions allows each graduate program to set its own application requirements in addition to the University requirements.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Post-Master's Nurse Practitioner Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • Essay/Writing Sample (Contact a Graduate Program Representative for a Prompt)
  • Résumé /CV

Additional application considerations:

  • Degree of Master of Science in Nursing (or higher) from a nationally accredited nursing program.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale on graduate degree work.
  • Current, unrestricted RN license in at least one state."

Contact Information

Who do I contact if I have questions?

Like what you see?

Take the next step and become a Mountaineer.

Become an expert in your field.

Your first step to becoming a Mountaineer is applying for admission. Our online application makes the process as convenient as possible.

Apply Now
Visit our beautiful campus.

Visit WVU either in person or through one of our many digital outlets. Be our guest for a few minutes or a day and get a feel for academic and student life.

Visit WVU
Let us tell you more.

Fill out the Request Info form to learn about the opportunities that await you.

Request Information