Program Cost

Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Total program cost: The 18-month, Family Nurse Practitioner Post Graduate Certificate Program, is 33 semester hours, from summer 2017 through Fall 2018, with a total program cost of $36,795.

Cost per semester credit hour: $1,115

Additional fees may include: 
Required textbooks (estimate): $500.00-1000.00 per year; Graduation fee; Laboratory fees (estimate): $100.00 per year; Health requirement clearance: $40 initial, $10 updates; Health insurance: Variable; Professional liability insurance (estimate): $20.00; etc.

Downloadable PDF of Cost Sheet

Cost breakdown by term

First Year
Summer*3 courses (9 credits)
NURS 580: Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
NURS 582: Advanced Health Assessment (3)
NURS 583: Clinical Pharmacotherapeutics (3)
$10,035
Fall 3 courses (8 credits)
NURS 561: Management of Mental Health Conditions in Primary Care (2)
NURS 584: Family Nurse Practitioner I (5)
NURS 563: Primary Care Procedures (1)
$8,920
January 2 courses (4 credits)
NURS 524: Advanced Health Promotion (2)
NURS 540 Illness and Disease Management (2)
$4,460
Spring 1 courses (5 credits)
NURS 585: Family Nurse Practitioner II (5)
$5,575
Second Year
Summer1 courses (4 credits)
NURS 562: Primary Care Management of Women and Children (4)
$4,460
Fall 1 courses (3 credits)
NURS 594: Family Nurse Practitioner Clinical Capstone (3)
$3,345

*Applicants who are already nationally certified nurse practitioners may have Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology and Advanced Health Assessment waived.