Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Educating Master's-prepared nurses to be family nurse practitioners

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Respond to the growing need in your community by earning a Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate. Increase your earning potential in the healthcare industry and become a competent provider responsible for addressing outpatient primary care needs of patients across the lifespan.


This part-time program allows registered nurses to combine graduate study with family and professional responsibilities.

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Start January 2022

This dynamic educational experience focuses on helping you serve rural and underserved communities.

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As a nurse practitioner, you will be able to assess, order diagnostics, diagnose, write prescriptions and treat patients through a comprehensive approach to healthcare.

The master’s degree program in nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

The annual mean wage for nurse practitioners in Indiana is nearly $100,000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Family nurse practitioners work in primary care settings, ambulatory healthcare services, schools and clinics.