Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Graduate Certificate

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As a student with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) you can become an FNP in a part-time, four semester program. Once completed, you will be able to sit for the FNP certification exam and start your career as a clinician, ordering tests, prescribing medication, and treating patients in a stable and fulfilling career. Brenau’s Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Graduate Certificate will prepare you with clinical courses, preceptorships and 624 hands-on clinical hours to make sure you graduate ready to be the FNP that your community needs.

This degree includes online coursework, clinical practicum experiences and monthly Saturday classes for hybrid students at our Norcross campus.

4 semesters, part-time
North Atlanta
Class Type
Hybrid (on-ground)

*Rate is current for the 2023-24 academic year. Rates are subject to change. See the main Tuition and Fees page for current information on all Tuition and Fees.

Student Opportunities

  • Prepare to advance into primary care as a Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Complete 624 clinical hours over the course of the program
  • Take 26 credit hours that will directly prepare you to the challenges of being an FNP
  • Learn from nurse practitioners who are actively practicing
  • Study to take your FNP certification exam as a part of your coursework, so you can be confident that you will succeed


Visit the Brenau Catalog to see the Coursework


Upon the successful completion of the Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Graduate Certificate program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Work as a qualified primary health care provider for families and individuals of all ages
  • Earn an average of $110-$129k per year in the state of Georgia as of 2023 as an NP
  • Apply evidence-based decision making to improve patient outcomes 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the global community