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LCU Post-MSN FNP Certificate Program Admission Criteria

  • MSN degree from a regionally accredited university
  • Completed LCU student application
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 (cumulative graduate degree)
  • 2 years full-time RN clinical work experience
  • Current BLS certification
  • LCU Credit Agreement
  • Current AHA Adult ECG Rhythm Course certificate
  • Faculty Interview (All applicants may not necessarily be granted an interview)
  • Submission of personal essay specifying your interest in becoming a family nurse practitioner, your long-term career goals, and why you chose this graduate program. Essay should be double spaced and not exceed 2 pages in length.
  • 3 letters of recommendation that speak to your clinical competency, personal character, and potential as a student (1 letter must be from FNP or physician).
  • 2 letters of clinical preceptor commitments applicable to the FNP program requirements:

  • Professional Resume / CV
  • Verification of current Texas licensure as RN
  • Completion of criminal background check
  • $35 (non-refundable) application fee