Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner

Feb 01, 2023
Mar 01, 2023
Dependent on education and professional experience
May 08, 2023
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Speak directly to the program director about the University of Cincinnati's online Post MSN Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate program.


For nurses, compassion, empathy and critical thinking go without saying. University of Cincinnati nurses build on these traits to become leaders in whichever setting they choose to work.

For over a decade, we have pioneered online nursing education across the nation. Our mission is to ensure our graduates are empowered to think critically; advocate for patients and the profession; and explore, generate and apply nursing knowledge in any setting.

The University of Cincinnati’s online nursing programs are nationally recognized for our academic standards, diversity and inclusion efforts, technology application and research activity. Our programs are taught by doctorally prepared faculty who are practicing nurses, up-to-date clinically.

The online Master of Science in Nursing and Post-Graduate APRN Certificate programs at the University of Cincinnati are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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What will I learn in a Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner program?

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Post-Master’s Certificate Program graduates obtain the necessary skills and knowledge needed to assess, diagnose and manage patients along the continuum of health. FNP professionals care for patients across the lifespan in a wide array of primary care settings including clinics, offices and other community settings.

Quick Facts

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

Family Nurse Practitioner examining pediatrics ear with auriscope

Is UC Online right for me?

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Start-to-Graduation Support
Student Success Coordinators are available to students enrolled in online programs — they are your on-campus partner who can help you manage your time and whatever you need to get you to graduation.

100% pass rate on the Family Nurse Practitioner American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification exam