Post Master's Certificate for FNP

The Post Master's Certificate program consists of 33 credits and is designed to prepare students to become eligible to be nurse practitioners with an emphasis on family and primary care. It is designed to prepare those who possess a master's degree in nursing or a closely related field to be eligible to become a nurse practitioner.

Admission Criteria

  • MS in nursing or closely related field
  • Connecticut RN license
  • Basic Health Assessment course (30 hours or greater)

Applicants for the MSN program must submit the following application materials to the Office of Graduate Admissions:

  • Online Graduate application and a non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended
  • Statement of professional goals (about 500 words)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Current resume
  • Copy of current RN license
  • Interview

Please send all application materials to:

Ariana Balayan
Office of Graduate Admissions
Sacred Heart University
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825

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