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FNP Post-Master Certificate

Certificate | On-Campus

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6/8/2022 Update: We are not currently enrolling students for this program

Take your nursing career to the next level

6/8/2022 Update: We are not currently enrolling students for this program. Please submit any questions on this program to

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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Post-Master's Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

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.

  • Simulation Center

    Our state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Center provides students with hands-on training.

  • Networking opportunities

    Through workshops, lectures, and partnerships, we help our students connect with local healthcare organizations and leaders.

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We offer partnership discounts

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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Sample courses

Here are just a few of the courses you may take.

Advanced Health Assessment

Examine the acquisition, analysis, synthesis, and communication of physical, social, developmental and nutritional data.

Learning Theories and Teaching Strategies

Learn to apply knowledge in the clinical setting based on the nature of the setting and the expectations of the experience.

Evaluation and Test Construction

Learn how to evaluate undergraduate nursing students in a clinical setting, and how to provide corrective and constructive feedback.