Nursing

Family Nurse Practitioner

The Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Master's Certificate program prepares nurses to diagnose and manage common and complex medical conditions in children and adults.

Certification & Career

Graduates are eligible to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) certification exam. Students in the program acquire clinical experiences caring for clients across the lifespan, creating a wide variety of job opportunities. Common employment settings include private practice, health departments and primary care clinics.

Clinical Hours

Students spend a minimum of 504 hours of clinical time with experienced preceptors from all specialties. The preceptors work one-on-one with students, guiding them through clinical hours.

Curriculum

The plan of study for the program is individualized and depends on students' previous master's coursework. To view courses that could be requried, see the schema for the master's FNP program.

Questions

If you have specific questions about the program, contact the Office of Student Recruitment at 513-558-8400 or nursingbearcats@uc.edu.