Family Nurse Practitioner, Post-Master’s Certificate

Family Nurse Practitioner, Post-Master’s Certificate

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Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certificate



Nursing and Health Sciences


Next Classes Start

August 27, 2024

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Program at a Glance

This fully accredited, 37-credit program focuses on advanced clinical decision-making and critical thinking skills and prepares MSN nurses to accurately and critically assess the health of individuals of all ages. Faculty advisors work closely with you to plan your course of study and ensure you stay on track throughout the program.

Program Coordinator : Judy Harkins,


  • full time: varies
  • part time: up to 6 years


  • Hybrid


  • required


  • courses


  • credits


  • per credit

Who Should Pursue This Program?

This certificate program is ideal if you're an RN with an MSN and you’d like to enhance your family health-focused skills and knowledge.

Engaged Faculty

Learn from nationally and internationally recognized faculty who are fully engaged with their students. Your professor knows your name and teaches all of your classes. You won’t find any TAs here.

For your application to be considered complete, you must submit the online application and all supplemental documents.

  • Preadmission Interview: Please contact the program coordinator at 609-771-2509.

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We consider applications on a space-available basis. You can apply up to and including the first day of the semester.

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The Department of Nursing provides curriculum, handbooks, and advising resources.

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We offer the same tuition rates no matter where you live. And there are a range of financial aid and assistantship options for TCNJ graduate students.

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master’s degree program in nursing at The College of New Jersey are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001. 202-887-6791

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