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2023-2024 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate of Advanced Study

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Advisement for the certificate program is available from the School of Nursing .

This Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) program is designed for students who have already completed a Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) and wish to complete coursework for eligibility to take the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) national certification exam. Admission to the CAS FNP Program is based on a cohort of students in order to maintain the integrity of the course offerings.

Note: This CAS FNP Program is not representative of the FNP credential. The award of this certificate represents that the individual has completed educational requirements to complete the examination required for the FNP credential and licensure per state mandates.

Graduate Nursing Program Grading Policy

A grade of B is required in courses for the program not listed here. The program allows one C/C+ if it is earned from one these courses: NURS 515 NURS 525 NURS 526 NURS 542 NURS 544 NURS 560 NURS 561 NURS 570 NURS 571 NURS 575 NURS 576 NURS 580  and NURS 755 . Only one course may be repeated during the program to earn a higher grade. The exception are the following courses, which result in dismissal from the graduate program without possibility of repeating if a grade of C/C+ or lower is earned: NURS 590 NURS 592 NURS 593 NURS 594  and NURS 595 .


This checklist is an unofficial tool for planning. Matriculated students and advisors should consult the Academic Requirements Report in GullNet before and after registering for classes each semester to track academic progress.

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