Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certificate

The family nurse practitioner post-master’s certificate gives students who hold a Master's of Science in Nursing the opportunity to further their knowledge through eleven courses of advanced study and hours of clinical practice providing healthcare for all ages. Students will be guided through their transition from general nursing to family nursing practices by reaffirming and applying their basic theoretical knowledge to specialized courses that focus on treating different patient populations, such as children and newborns.

Industry Highlights

Between 2014-2024, employment for nurse practitioners is expected to increase by 35%. 

-Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient Care Centers
  • Physicians' Offices
  • Schools

Armstrong Edge

Current students benefit from a unique collaboration between St. Joseph's/Candler Hospital and Armstrong's School of Nursing by doing clinical hours at St. Mary's Health Center.  


Read More College of Education Alumni Honored as 2017 Teachers of the Year

(April 4, 2016) – At a special Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools gala, 28 of Armstrong's College of Education alumni were honored as school-level Teachers of the Year. Savannah-Chatham County Board of Education President Jolene Byrne told attendees that this honor is given in recognition and appreciation of the teachers' service to students and families.

Department of Nursing Scheduled for Re-accreditation Review

(January 7, 2016) - The Department of Nursing at Armstrong State University is scheduled for a re-accreditation review by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for the baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate program in nursing for February 24-26, 2016.

Read More Georgia Game Changers Injury Screens

(December 18, 2015) - First year students in our DPT program conducted screenings at Georgia Game Changers. The students performed Functional Movement Screens (FMS) and Y-Balance tests on approximately (50) participants. Participants included recreational runners, high school track runners, and the general public. These screenings provided the students with an opportunity to provide a community service and practice new skills.

Read More New Armstrong Liberty Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held in Hinesville, Ga.

(December 11, 2015) - Armstrong State University and the City of Hinesville hosted a ribbon cutting for the new Armstrong Liberty Center, located in Hinesville, Ga., on Dec. 10. The 21,000-square-foot facility, which will open to students in January, is more than double the size of the previous Liberty Center.

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