Hawai'i Pacific University

Graduate Studies

Graduate Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner, Post-Master's


Graduate Service Center, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 911

1164 Bishop Street, Suite 900

Honolulu, HI 96813

United States


(808) 544-0200


(808) 235-3590

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Graduate Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner, Post Master's

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This certificate program is designed for nurses with a previous master’s degree in nursing who are seeking to expand their roles via nurse practitioner certification. Applicants for this certificate program must meet the HPU graduate nursing admissions guidelines.


Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), Council on Social Work Education (CSWE),National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

International Student Requirements:

English proficiency details: A score of 80 overall and at least 25 in writing for iBT, A score of 213 overall and at least 5 in TWE for cBT, A score of 550 overall and at least 5 in TWE for pBT, and a score of 6 overall and at least 6.5 in writing for IELTS.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 27

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 735 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999