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College of Nursing


Post-Master's Certificates in Advanced Practice Nursing

Programs of Study

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Curriculum

  • 4 semester (summer start) or 5 semester (spring start) plan to complete
  • All didactic coursework is online, distance format (via Blackboard CMS platform)
Summer Start 18-hour program (currently licensed as an APRN)
  Summer Semester Fall Semester Spring Semester
Year 1 NURS 718 (3) NURS 786* (6) NURS 787* (6)
Year 2 NURS 796* (3)    
Total 18 credit hours
* Course requires Clinical hours
Spring Start 27-hour program
  Spring Semester Summer Semester Fall Semester
Year 1 NURS 702 (3)
NURS 707 (3)
NURS 704* (3)
NURS 718 (3)
NURS 786* (6)
Year 2 NURS 787* (6) NURS 796* (3)  
Total 27 credit hours
* Course requires Clinical hours

Family Nurse Practitioner

Curriculum

  • 4 semester (summer start) or 5 semester (spring start) plan to complete
  • All didactic coursework is online, distance format (via Blackboard CMS platform)
Summer Start 18-hour program (certified nurse practitioner)
  Summer Semester Fall Semester Spring Semester
Year 1 NURS 718 (3) NURS 705* (3)
NURS 706* (3)
NURS 708 (3)
NURS 722* (3)
Year 2 NURS 793* (3)    
Total 18 credit hours
* Course requires Clinical hours
Spring Start 27-hour program
  Spring Semester Summer Semester Fall Semester
Year 1 NURS 702 (3)
NURS 707 (3)
NURS 704* (3)
NURS 718 (3)
NURS 705* (3)
NURS 706* (3)
Year 2 NURS 708 (3)
NURS 722* (3)
NURS 793 (3)

 
Total 27 credit hours
* Course requires Clinical hours

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Curriculum

  • 4 semester (summer start) or 5 semester (spring start) plan to complete
  • All didactic coursework is online, distance format (via Blackboard CMS platform)
Summer Start 18-hour program (for practicing NPs)
  Summer Semester Fall Semester Spring Semester
Year 1 NURS 761 (3)
NURS 718 (3)
NURS 731* (3) 

NURS 732* (3)
NURS 708 (3)
Year 2 NURS 798* (3)    
Total 18 credit hours
+ On campus immersion
* Course requires Clinical hours
Spring Start 27-hour progrram (for non-practicing NPs, MSNs)
  Spring Semester Summer Semester Fall Semester
Year 1 NURS 702 (3)
NURS 707 (3)
NURS 704* (3)
NURS 761 (3)
NURS 718 (3)
NURS 731* (3)
Year 2 NURS 708 (3)
NURS 732* (3)
NURS 798* (3)  
Total 27 credit hours
* Course requires Clinical hours