Jul 20, 2024  
Mercy College 2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
Mercy College 2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CNR Teach Out Family Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Certificate

Deborah Hunt, Ph.D., Program Director


This program is exclusively for and limited to continuing College of New Rochelle students as part of a teach out plan filed by The College of New Rochelle and approved by the New York State Education Department and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. This program cannot accept new students. 

Note: All CNR Teach-Out students must adhere to the Academic Regulations, Policies, and Procedures of Mercy College. Please see the Academic Regulations and Procedures and Student Policies   section of this catalog for more information.


The Advanced Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner program educates advanced practice nurses to practice primary care, which includes health promotion, health maintenance, disease prevention, and diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illness, in a variety of settings (e.g., community clinics, private offices, urban areas, rural areas, school-based clinics, prisons) throughout the patient’s lifecycle. 

Program Design

The program is designed for part-time students taking up to six credits per semester.

Degree Requirements

Requirements for the Advanced Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner: 30 credits