Post Masters Graduate Certificate:
Family Nurse Practitioner

We are currently taking applications for the Fall 2016 start.

Step 1 - Graduate School Requirements:

  1. Complete a UNC Graduate School Application form and pay the current application fee. (You must create a UNC user account to access the online application.)
    • Completion of a bachelors of Science in nursing from an accredited nursing program (NLN/ACEN or CCNE) and a master’s degree from an accredited program in nursing.
    • GPA 3.0 minimum (4.0 scale)
  2. One official transcript (recommend two) from every accredited college or university attended since high school. (Send to the Graduate School). (If previous coursework was from UNC, no copies are required)
  3. TOEFL Scores for international applicants (send to the Graduate School if applicable)

Step 2 - Nursing graduate program requirements:

(send these directly to School of Nursing Attn: FNP-C Program, Application by electronic submission, post or fax):

  1. Application to the School of Nursing Program
  2. Copy of your RN license
  3. Two Letters of Recommendation
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Goal Statement


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Program Contact:

Karen Hessler, PhD, RN, FNP-C
Associate Professor, DNP & FNP Coordinator
Campus Box 125, Gunter Hall
School of Nursing
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO  80639

Office: Gunter Hall, Rm 3210 
Phone: 970-351-2293 or 970-351-2137
fax: 970-351-1707