Certificate Programs

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

Admission Criteria

  • MSN or DNP degree from an approved, accredited college or university
  • 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 application for graduate admission
  • Goal Statement
  • One official transcript from each college or university attended
    (An official evaluation by World Education Services (www.wes.org) is required for all international transcripts.)
  • Three professional recommendations (see application instructions)
  • Résumé/CV
  • Interview (qualified applicants will be contacted to interview based on initial review of their application)
  • Evidence of specified immunizations and screening tests, a report of recent physical examination, and BLS and ACLS certification if admitted into the program
  • International applicants must meet additional requirements for admission (see application instructions)
The priority application deadline is March 1 annually. All materials must be received by the priority deadline to receive priority consideration.