Graduate Certificate – Family Nurse Practitioner

Program type: Graduate Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner

Total credit hours:  Total credit hours: 18.5

Estimated Program Cost: *Tuition for completing this program within normal time: 

$10,579.91 Total for tuition and Associated Fees

Tuition: $8,508.15 ($459.90 per credit hour 18.5 credit hours)

Associated fees:

  • Clinical Hour Fee Total $1,812.20 ($213.20 per credit hour/8.5 credit hours)
  • Information Technology Fee $259.56 ($14.03 per credit hour/18.5 credit hours)
  • Typical costs for books and supplies:
  • The cost for required books and supplies is estimated to be $1,424
  • Average median FNP salary: $107,460

*This price is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs may differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid. (Will there be a link to tuition and financial aid here?

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Program Overview

Students who pursue the Family Nurse Practitioner area of study will be prepared to deliver evidence based comprehensive primary healthcare to individuals of all ages, from birth through older adulthood.   The FNP role includes the diagnosis and treatment of common acute and episodic health problems as well as  the management of chronic diseases. The student will utilize current research to provide health education to individuals and families and demonstrate expertise in health promotion and disease prevention. In addition, the  student will be prepared to work independently and collaboratively to integrate advanced knowledge in the delivery of care to all populations including rural and other underserved communities .

Why is our Graduate Certificate a good choice for nurses?

Delivery of this program is 100% online: no campus visits are required.

Taking two classes each semester, will allow you to finish the program in one academic year/three semesters. Do we want to include “one summer” to encompass the “academic year”

Course work will help you:

  • Expand your professional/clinical expertise
  • Enhance your career advancement potential
  • Develop partnerships with communities and populations
  • Enlarge your professional network
  • Fulfill the pursuit of lifelong learning

Graduate Certificate Cost & Tuition

Estimated cost for this program is $10,579.91 for 18.5 credit hours of coursework that is 100% online.

Required Course work list

Course Number

Course Title

Total Credit hours (didactic + clinical credit)

Didactic credits

Clinical credit & clinical hours

N8400

Adult & Geriatric Primary Care I

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8410

Adult & Geriatric Primary Care II

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8420

Newborn through Adolescence

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8430

Reproductive & Sexual Health

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8540

Advanced Diagnostics & Reasoning I

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8980

Advanced Clinical Nursing Practicum

1

0

1 (60 hrs)

 

TOTAL

18.5

9

8.5 (510 hrs)