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HNU's Post-Master FNP Certificate

Flexible Format for Working Professionals. 2-Week Admission Response. No GRE Required. Hospital Partnership Discounts.

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Elevate Patient Care

Advance your nursing career

A dynamic and rewarding field, nursing is the career choice for individuals that are passionate about helping people. For professionals who want to focus on family-centered care, HNU’s Family Nurse Practitioner certificate program offers a personalized learning experience and convenient class schedule.

Holy Names University MSN degree programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( The FNP program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Successful completion of the FNP program satisfies the Board of Registered Nursing requirements for an active license.

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Employed by a hospital?

HNU is pleased to offer a discounted tuition rate to new students and alumni who are employed by one of our partner hospitals, health systems, or organizations.

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Innovative & Personalized

FNP Post-Master Certificate Highlights

This certificate program includes ten postgraduate courses (33 credits) and you may be eligible to transfer in up to six credits of graduate-level coursework.

• Convenient schedule. Hybrid classes meet just one weekend a month, and students complete the rest of the coursework online.
• Dedicated faculty. Faculty members have extensive experience in nursing and are passionate about helping students.
• State-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Center. Provides students with hands-on training.
• Networking opportunities. Connect with local healthcare organizations and leaders.

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