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Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner – Curriculum

Program Requirements

37 credits

Program Code: NURS_SCT02

This post-master’s certificate program is designed for registered nurses who have earned a master’s degree in nursing and who wish to become Family Nurse Practitioners. After completion of the program, graduates can sit for a Family Nurse Practitioner national certification exam.

Required Courses

NURS 503 Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS 504 Advanced Human Pathophysiology
NURS 603 Individual, Family, and Community Systems
NURS 633 Advanced Holistic Health Assessment
NURS 636 Primary Care I
NURS 637 Primary Care III
NURS 638 Primary Care II
NURS 643 Primary Care of the Childbearing Family
NURS 690 Practicum in the Nurse Practitioner Role


TCNJ's Department of Nursing is not accepting transfers into our four year traditional bachelor’s of science in nursing program at this time. We are accepting applications for the ABSN program.Learn More