The Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certificate option is designed for individuals who have already earned a master’s degree in Nursing, but who desire additional preparation for a FNP Certification. Students must be formally admitted to the program to enroll and must meet identical academic standards as students enrolled in the master’s program. In order to facilitate this certificate of study, a variety of teaching and communications methods are used. Graduates from this program are eligible to sit for the FNP national certification examination. 
 
Students admitted to the Post-Master's FNP certificate must have already completed Advanced Health Assessment, Advanced Pharmacology, and Advanced Pathophysiology at UAH or another institution within the last 2 years or take the courses at UAH while enrolled in courses leading to an FNP certificate. 

Program prerequisites or co-requisites:

NUR 605ADVANCED HLTH ASSESSMENT3
or transfer equivalent taken within last 2 years
NUR 606ADV PATHOPHYSIOLOGY3
or transfer equivalent taken within last 2 years
NUR 607PHARMACOLOGY IN ADV PRAC3
or transfer equivalent taken within last 2 years

The program of study is as follows:

NUR 610FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER I (Post Master's)6
NUR 611FAM NURS PRACTITIONER II (Post Master's)6
NUR 612FAMILY NUR PRACTITIONER III (Post Master's)6
NUR 613FAM NURS PRACTITIONER IV (Post Master's)6
Total Semester Hours24