For candidates with a master’s degree in nursing, this certificate program prepares registered nurses to serve as nurse practitioners for adults in primary health care settings. Candidates can pursue national certification following successful completion of the certificate coursework, and may be eligible for California advanced practice certification.
Nursing careers that make a difference
Curriculum emphasizes direct patient assessment, diagnosis, management and treatment, client advocacy, client/family education, consultation and program planning, implementation, evaluation, and research. Candidates benefit from clinical experiences that align with their particular career path.
At a Glance
Azusa (main campus)