Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner (Certificate)

College of Nursing

Program Information

Degrees or Certificates Offered:

Post Doctoral Certificate

Delivery Method:

Distance Education (Online)

Program Website:

GRE (or other entrance exam) Not Required!

Graduate Program Contact

Dr. Michelle Skipper

Mailing Address:
3166-C College of Nursing

(252) 744-6541

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester Spring Semester 1st Summer Session 2nd Summer Session 11-week Summer Session
Priority ** ** ** ** **
Graduate School August 1st December 15th * * May 1st

* Applications not considered for admission in this term

Application/Deadline Notes

Admission Standards – Holds an earned Master of Science in Nursing and holds an earned Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing.

Completion of Advanced Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Advanced Health Assessment within the last five (5) years

Current, unencumbered registered nurse license in North Carolina

If AGPCNP or FNP, current approval to practice

**This program does not have a Priority Deadline for this term.

Additional Information

Application Materials Needed:
  • Completed application
  • Application Fee
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended
  • GPA of at least a 3.2 on a 4.0 scale on all graduate course work
  • Current unrestricted RN licensure
  • Statement of Purpose (should contain personal career, educational and scholarship goals; identification of practice interests, leadership goals and match with program goals)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (1 reference must be from a doctorally prepared nurse)
  • Resume
  • Portfolio

Contact the program director for specifics on requirements.