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Post-Graduate Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate

South Dakota State University

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About

Graduates of the Post-Graduate Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate program at South Dakota State University are prepared to deliver evidence-based direct patient care at an advanced practice level to individuals across the lifespan in primary care settings with an emphasis on rural healthcare. A blend of online and face-to-face course delivery ensures convenience and accessibility.

Overview

Students who have completed graduate nursing courses in pharmacology, pathophysiology, and advanced health assessment in the last five years may be able to apply those courses towards certificate requirements. Students complete a minimum of 1000 hours of clinical practicum. Graduates are eligible for certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner from either the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioner Certification Program (AANPCP).

This Post-Graduate Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate program at South Dakota State University will be a good fit if you:

  • Hold master's degree in nursing
  • Like to collaborate with others
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Are interested in caring for people's health
  • Are an effective problem solver

Career Opportunities

Family nurse practitioner in primary care settings

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • FNP Integration: Practicum 
  • FNP Integration: Practicum II
  • FNP Integration: Practicum III
  • FNP Integration: Practicum IV

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

26 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an ACEN or CCNE accredited program with an upper division major in nursing with a “B” average (3.0 or higher on a 4.0 point grading system).
  • Master’s degree in nursing from an ACEN or CCNE accredited program with a “B” average (3.0 or higher on a 4.0 point grading system).
  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the United States or its’ territories prior to enrollment in first graduate nursing course.
  • 1500 hours of documented nursing practice experience prior to first clinical lab or within first year of program.
  • Successful completion of graduate level courses in Advanced Physical Assessment (Lifespan), Advanced Pathophysiology (Lifespan), Advanced Pharmacology / Pharmacotherapeutics (Lifespan) with a course grade of 3.0 or higher within the last 5 years.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    647 USD/credit
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    Based on the tuition of 647 USD per credit during  .
  • National

    336 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 336 USD per credit during  .

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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