Family Nurse Practitioner, FNP Certificate

The Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) program is for the master’s-prepared nurse practitioner with certification in another specialty, or a master’s-prepared nurse who wishes to become a family nurse practitioner. Credits are determined by gap analysis.

Certificate Requirements

Credits for the Certificate of advanced graduate studies (CAGS) for master’s prepared nurses are determined by gap analysis. NURS 803 Advanced Nursing in Primary & NURS 804 Scholarly Inquiry for Advanced Nursing or equivalent masters level courses are prerequisites for the CAGS. NURS 640 Advanced Physical Assessment, NURS 681 Pathophysiology For Advanced Practice Nursing, & NURS 682 Clinical Pharmacology for Prescribing Advanced Practice Nursing are required for all non-nurse practitioners enrolled in the CAGS.

NURS 671Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum I (185 Clinical Hours)1.2
NURS 672Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum II (185 Clinical Hours)1.2
NURS 673Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum III (185 Clinical Hours)1.2
NURS 674Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum IV (185 Clinical Hours)1.2
NURS 675Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum V (185 Clinical Hours)1.2
Total Credits6

Gainful Employment Disclosure for students in an approved non-degree certificate program.