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Olivet Nazarene University Post-Graduate FNP Certificate Track Online at Olivet Nazarene University

You offer compassionate care for others.

You desire to hone your nursing leadership skills.

You are ready to expand your sphere of influence.

If you are a Master’s prepared RN with the desire to become a Family Nurse Practitioner, The Post-Graduate Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate (FNP-C) Track is designed for you. As a candidate in the FNP-C track, you will be prepared to care for individuals and families in diverse healthcare settings. These settings include clinics, community-based settings, long-term care facilities, and hospitals. Family Nurse Practitioners focus on health promotion and disease prevention and are trained to diagnose and develop treatment plans for acute and chronic diseases.

As a student in the FNP-C track, you will interact with multidisciplinary representatives —exploring collaborative best practices. By sharing professional experiences in discussion and writing assignments, you will achieve further development. As a practicing nurse, you’ll appreciate the flexibility and convenience of this online FNP certification program*.

*Practicum hours will be fulfilled with self-selected preceptors in a practicum setting.

Olivet Nazarene University fulfills the educational requirements for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) professional state licensure for employment as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) in certain states while there are other states that Olivet Nazarene University has not yet made that determination. Please check the website ( for states that are approved or not approved. The status of these states is subject to change. If you have any questions, please send an email to our MSN Practicum Coordinator ( 

It is essential that you notify our Professional Online Advising Team ( of any address changes while you are in the FNP track. Please be aware that even if you reside in an approved state, you may not do your practicum hours in a state that is not approved. Students switching tracks or returning to the FNP track will need to comply with the above requirements. 


Accelerated FNP 8 week classes meet online, with options to double up on classes
Program Length
13-24 months
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You may be required to take up to six (6) additional courses (up to twelve (12) additional hours) if you have not taken Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology, and/or Advanced Health Assessment.