Post-Master's Certificate (PMC) Programs

Applicants holding an earned Master of Science degree in Nursing from an accredited program may apply to the following Post Master's Certificate (PMC) Programs:

  • Nursing Administration and Financial Leadership
  • Advanced Holistic Nursing (AHN)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)*
  • Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (AGNP)*
  • Nurse Educator
  • Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL)

*The Family and Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner PMC have limited access.

The PMC programs of study may vary based on the student's Masters concentration curriculum. The PMC is not a degree; it is a certificate is issued upon completion of the program. Advanced Nursing Practice Grounded in Caring, NGR 6110, is required of all PMC students regardless of the track. Any applicant for a PMC must meet with the Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs or designee for initial advisement and program planning.

Admission Requirements for Post Master's Certificate Programs:

  • Earned M.S. degree in Nursing from a CCNE or ACEN accredited nursing program.
  • Minimum graduate program GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Résumé or CV.
  • A written essay describing the student's philosophy of nursing.
  • One letter of recommendation.
  • Current RN licensure in the State of Florida.
  • Complete background check.
  • An interview and onsite writing sample may be required.