Online Post-Master’s Certificate: FNP PMC, Cincinnati Online

A Cincinnati Family Nurse Practitioner student smiles and poses in a simulated hospital environment.

The Cincinnati Online Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Post-Master’s Certificate Program is individualized for each student, depending on previous master’s level coursework. Students are only required to take the courses that were not completed by their previous master’s degree.

The program is designed for advanced practice nurses in other specialties, as well as those who hold a master’s degree in nursing and have at least one year of clinical nursing experience. The program prepares students for providing care to patients of all ages and in a wide array of medical settings.

The University of Cincinnati College of Nursing is a nationally ranked nursing school.


At the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, you’ll learn what it takes to lead in any health-care environment. Our award-winning, expert faculty members, technology-based curriculum and real-world clinical experiences will prepare you for what’s next.


Program Overview

The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Post-Master’s Certificate Program is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges & Schools and nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Schools and Colleges. Additionally, every state has authority to regulate institutions offering education within the state’s boundaries, including online and distance learning. However, state regulations may not allow for the delivery of education to out-of-state residents. To learn more about which online programs are available in your state, please visit

Graduates are eligible to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) certification exam. Program courses are taught by accomplished and practicing professors.


Quick Facts

  • Master’s degree in nursing and at least one year of clinical nursing experience required.
  • The FNP Post-Master’s Certificate Program is not eligible for financial aid or financial assistance.

Next Start Date

Spring 2018


Application Deadline

Sep 29


Credit Hours

Customized according to the student's former education background.

Graduation Cap

Est. Time to Complete

Varies for each student and is dependent on prior educational background.