Family Nurse Practitioner - Advanced Placement Post Master's Certificate online
Enhance your professional development and prepare to expand your role as a family nurse practitioner.
Insight into our online FNP program.
Build on your credentials to provide direct primary care to individuals and families in the Family Nurse Practitioner - Advanced Placement Post Master's Certificate online program from YSU. Designed specifically for practicing nurse practitioners, this post-master's program deepens your education and training while offering real-world applications.
This post master’s FNP program blends online coursework and clinical experiences, including a practicum consisting of 600 hours in a variety of primary care settings. As a graduate, you will be able to provide comprehensive and holistic primary care to a culturally diverse population.
You will study health promotion, health maintenance, and management of common health problems pertaining to children, adolescents, women, adult and older adult and family centered primary care with an emphasis on physical assessment, diagnosis and management of patient care needs.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing programs at Youngstown State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791, ccneaccreditation.org.
Learn more about YSU's affordable tuition.
YSU is committed to providing an outstanding education that is also affordable. Tuition is structured to give our in-state and out-of-state students the best value and flexibility.
|Program||Per Credit Hour||Per Course||Per Program|
|FNP - Advanced Placement Post Master's Certificate||$527||$532||$1,581||$1,596||$10,013||$10,108|
Application: $45 (waived if you are an active/veteran military member)
Financial aid is available for those who qualify. The first step in applying for financial aid is to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). YSU's Federal School Code is 003145.
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Youngstown, OH 44555
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Upcoming dates and deadlines for our online Family Nurse Practitioner program.
At YSU, we offer multiple start dates throughout the year so you never have to wait long to get started on your online degree program. The chart below shows upcoming start dates, along with important deadlines, such as when your application should be submitted and when payments are due.
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What you need to know before applying.
The admission process is the first step toward earning your online certificate from Youngstown State University. Find out the program requirements, what additional materials you need and where you should send them.
- Complete graduate admissions application and pay $45 non-refundable application fee
- MSN degree from an accredited program
- Regular admission requires a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and verification of work experience
- 1,000 clinical hours of practice as a Registered Nurse prior to registering for the first specialty course
- If GPA is 2.7 – 2.99, 2,000 clinical hours of practice as a Registered Nurse prior to registering for the first specialty course
- Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
- Verification of a current, unencumbered RN license and expiration date in the state in which the student is licensed and practices and will be completing practicum hours
Clinical Hours and Experience
Applicants will complete a Supplemental Employment Verification form as part of the application process. This is used to verify clinical hours and experience.
- Current BLS certification, immunizations, drug screen and criminal background checks are maintained while in the program annually
Official Transcripts must come directly from the institution. These can be sent to electronically via email [email protected] or mailed to the following address:Youngstown State University
College of Graduate Studies
One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555
Transcripts issued directly to a student by an institution can only be accepted if they are in a sealed envelope from the college or university.
The degree plan for our FNP Certificate online classes.
To complete the FNP - Advanced Placement Post Master's Certificate online program, you must complete 19 credit hours.