Academic Programs

Drexel University

EMERGENCY NURSE PRACTITIONER POST-MASTERS CERTIFICATE (Learn More)

Location: Pennsylvania
Entry Options/Prior Degrees Accepted: MSN, FNP or AGPC-NP
Semesters: Post Masters: 3-4 ten week quarters

Learning Format: Online with on campus intensive

Admission Criteria:

  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • 2 years of experience emergency/critical care
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS required
  • FNP or AGPC-NP board certification and license
  • 500 hours Emergency/Trauma
    • Urgent care
    • Emergency department
    • Trauma/ICU
    • Transport
    • Corrections

Program Contact: Theresa Campo, [email protected]

Emory University

EMERGENCY NURSE PRACTITIONER PROGRAM (Learn more)

Location: Georgia
Accreditation: CCNE
Entry Options/Prior Degrees Accepted: BSN, MSN
Interview: Yes
4 Semesters

55 Didactic Hours
750 Clinical Hours
Learning Format:
 On Campus

Admission Criteria

  • Undergraduate GPA 3.0
  • GRE or MAT within the past 5 years
  • Minimum GRE 300 or 1000 (old exam)
  • 1 year of nursing experience in emergency or critical care setting OR related emergency/crisis care

Clinical Hours Breakdown

  • Emergency Medicine:250
  • Pediatrics: 90
  • Women’s health: 90
  • Internal medicine: 200
  • Urgent care: 120

Program Contact: Dian Evans, [email protected]

Loyola University

Nurse Practitioner Programs (Learn more)

Location: Illinois
Accreditation: CCNE
Entry Options/Prior Degrees Accepted: BSN, MSN
Semesters: Not specified

56 Didactic Hours
672 Clinical Hours
Learning Format:
 Blended

Admission Criteria

  • Undergraduate GPA 3.0
  • 2000 hours recent clinical nursing experience within specialty area
  • CEN required

Clinical Hours Breakdown

  • Family primary care: 168
  • Pediatrics: 168
  • Urgent Care: 168
  • Emergency Medicine: 168

Program Contact: Eric Roberts, [email protected]

Rutgers University

POST-MASTERS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM: ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING – FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER
IN EMERGENCY CARE (Learn more)

Location: New Jersey
Accreditation: CCNE
Entry Options/Prior Degrees Accepted: BSN, MSN
Interview: Yes
Semesters: 

  • FT RN to DNP: 8 Semesters
  • PT RN t0 DNP: 12
  • Post Master’s Certificate:
  • FNP = 3 semesters
  • ANP = 4 semesters (must take Child Health)

53 Didactic Hours, includes DNP didactic hours
1445 Clinical Hours, includes 500 DNP practice hours
Learning Format:
 Blended

Admission Criteria

  • Minimum GPA of 3.2
  • 2080 hours of emergency nursing in the past 3 years
  • ANCC or AANP certification for Post-Master’s students
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS required
  • CEN recommended

Clinical Hours Breakdown

  • Family primary care: 168 Adult Primary Care: 270
  • Pediatrics: 135
  • Emergency Medicine: 450
  • Pediatric ED: 60

Program Contact: Mary Kamienski, [email protected] 

Samford University

Location: Alabama
Accreditation: CCNE
Format: Online
Entry Options/Prior Degrees Accepted: ASN or Diploma RN, BSN, MSN, or DNP
Semesters: See websites below for various plans of study

 

Family Nurse Practitioner with Emergency Nurse Practitioner Specialty (Learn More)

Entry Options/Prior Degrees Accepted: ASN or Diploma RN, BSN, MSN, or DNP
Semesters: See website for various plans of study
Learning Format: Online Courses with 4 campus visits
Total Program Hours:
  • MSN FNP with ENP = 54 Hours
  • RN to MSN FNP with ENP = 69 Hours
Clinical Hours Total: 1020 Clinical Hours - Across the lifespan and emergency
Admission Criteria - see website
Post-Master Doctor of Nursing Practice / Emergency Nurse Practitioner (Learn More)
Entry Options/Prior Degrees Accepted: ASN or Diploma RN, BSN, MSN, or DNP
Semesters: 6
Learning Format: Online Courses with 3 campus visits
Total Program Hours: 37
Clinical Hours Total: 540 Clinical Hours
Admission Criteria - see website
Post FNP Emergency Nurse Practitioner Certificate (Learn More
Entry Options: Post FNP Certification
Semesters: 2
Learning Format: Online Courses with 1-2 campus visits
Total Program Hours: 12
Clinical Hours Total: 360 Clinical Hours - ED and Urgent Care settings
Admission Criteria - see website
Program Contact: Dr. Jane Holston - [email protected] or Dr. Amy Bigham - [email protected]

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Emergency Nurse Practitioner Subspecialty Courses (Learn More)

Location: Alabama
Accreditation: CCNE
Entry Options/Prior Degrees Accepted: BSN, MSN, DNP
Semesters: FT - 6-7 semesters FNP/ENP

Didactic Hours Total: 55
Clinical Hours Total: 840
Learning Format: Blended; distance accessible with on-campus immersion

Admission Criteria

  • Undergraduate GPA 3.0
  • MAT-410, GRE combined 297, GMAT-480 (waived if GPA 3.2 or higher)
  • 1 year of RN experience prior to beginning clinical courses

Clinical Hours Breakdown

  • FNP-600
  • Emergency Setting-240

Program Contacts: Melanie Hallman[email protected] & David House, [email protected]

University of San Diego

Post-Master’s Certificate in Emergency Care for Family Nurse Practitioners (Learn more

and 

Concurrent BSN to DNP Program (Learn more)

Location: California
Accreditation: BRN, CCNE, and WSCUC
Entry options/prior degrees accepted:MSN, DNP
Interview: Yes
Units/Hours: 15 unit course (4 units theory; 1 unit lab; 10 units of clinical - 540 clinical hours can be completed over 3 semesters)

Admission Criteria:

  • Unencumbered, active California RN license and certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Experience in emergency nursing, disaster/crisis management, military service or related work experience required
  • GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Completion of the university graduate application
  • Goal Statement
  • One official transcript from each college or university attended
  • Three professional recommendations
  • Résumé/CV
  • Evidence of specified immunizations and screening tests, a report of recent physical examination, ACLS and BLS certification if admitted into the program.
  • International applicants must meet additional requirements for admission (see application instructions)
  • Post-Master’s Certificate in Emergency Care for Family Nurse Practitioners

Program contact: Karen "Sue" Hoyt, [email protected]

University of South Alabama

Emergency NP Post-Graduate Certificate (Learn more)

Location: Alabama
Entry Options/Prior Degrees Accepted: BSN, MSN, or Doctoral degree in nursing
Semesters:
  • ENP Post-graduate certificate = 4 semesters
  • ENP Post-graduate certificate with FNP degree = 6 to 8 semesters

Learning Format: Online with on-campus intensives

Admission Criteria:

  1. GRE and/or MAT– not required
  2. Letters of reference – not required
  3. Undergraduate minimum GPA 3.0

Clinical Hours Breakdown

  • Emergency medicine: 420 hours
  • An additional 600 clinical hours in family medicine is required if adding the FNP degree

Program Contact: Dr. Wesley Davis, [email protected]

University of Texas

POST-MASTERS EMERGENCY/TRAUMA CARE PROGRAM (Learn more)

Location: Texas
Accreditation: CCNE
Entry Options/Prior Degrees Accepted: Post Masters Certificate or Emergency/Trauma Care curriculum may be completed concurrently with either FNP, AG-PCNP, or AG-ACNP
Semesters

  • Fulltime: 4 semesters
  • Parttime: 7 semesters
  • Post Masters: 3 semesters

50 Didactic Hours
660 Clinical Hours
Learning Format:
 Blended

Admission Criteria

  • Minimum BSN GPA 3.0
  • GRE or MAT within 5 years; waived if previous MSN
  • 1 year RN experience
  • BCLS, ACLS, PALS; Post Masters must have ANCC or AANP certification

Clinical Hours Breakdown

  • 360 hours FNP, AG-PCNP, or AG-ACNP
  • 300 hours Emergency/Trauma
  • An additional 100 hours from FNP clinical hours can be completed in the emergency/urgent setting

Program Contact: Elda Ramirez, [email protected]

Vanderbilt University

EMERGENCY NURSE PRACTITIONER PROGRAM (Learn more)

Location: Tennessee
Accreditation: CCNE
Entry Options/Prior Degrees Accepted: ASN or Diploma RN, BSN, MSN
Interview: Yes
Semesters

  • BSN RN Fulltime: 4 semesters
  • BSN RN Parttime: 6 semesters
  • Post Masters: 2 semesters (FNP certification required)
  • Contact school for others

Didactic Hours
Clinical Hours
Learning Format:
 Blended

Admission Criteria

  • Undergraduate GPA 3.0
  • 2 years current RN experience
  • 1 year Emergency RN experience
  • ACLS, PALS, TNCC required

Clinical Hours Breakdown

  • Emergency Medicine: 420
  • Family: 420
  • Pediatrics: 140

Program Contact: Jennifer Wilbeck, [email protected]