MSN prepared nurses may apply for admission and receive a post master's certificate in the AGNP acute, AG-CNS, FNP, and PMHNP specialties. Admission to the Post-Master’s Certificate option requires admission to the USI Office of Graduate Studies which includes a copy of the MSN transcript and admission to the USI Graduate Nursing Program.
To complete the AGNP- ACUTE, FNP, PMHNP, or AG- CNS Post Master's Certificate option the applicant must:
- Provide documentation of successful completion of a Pathophysiology course within the past 5 years.
- Provide documentation of successful completion of a graduate level pharmacology course. If the pharmacology course is older than five years, the student must have completed a minimum of 8 continuing education hours in pharmacology within the past 2 years of beginning the Post MSN certificate program. The continuing education in pharmacology must have been through a nationally-approved sponsor of continuing education for nurses.
- Successfully complete the advanced health assessment course and the required specialty courses.
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