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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate*

General Program Information

Graduate School Contact:

Don Rice;; 423-439-6158

Dr. Myra Clark, PhD, FNP-C, Director of Graduate Programs

207 Roy S. Nicks Hall
Box 70629
(423) 439-5626

Dr. Janice Lazear, Graduate Coordinator

200 Roy S. Nicks Hall
Box 70629
(423) 439-4508

The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) concentration offers a Post-Master’s certificate for nurses who have completed a MSN degree in nursing. This customized special studies program provides education and clinical training in the FNP role. Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible for the national certification examination.

Application deadlines are as follows:

Beginning with admissions for the Summer 2018 term, the following application deadlines (dates for all materials to be received by the School of Graduate Studies) are:

Fall Admission                   May 1

Spring Admission              September 15

Summer Admission           February 1

Total Credit Hours: 21 Credit Hours

Total Contact Hours - Advance Family NP Clinical/Practicum: 780 Hours

Gainful Employment

*This is a Gainful Employment Program. For information about Gainful Employment programs, please see