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How long does it take to get credentialed as a nurse practitioner?

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The time needed to become an NP varies depending on the type of certification you’re applying for. Different types of specialties such as pediatrics, acute care and women’s health have their own unique certification requirements.

Candidates for Herzing's online PMC - Family Nurse Practitioner certificate program must complete 9 courses consisting of 33 credits and 675 clinical hours.

Learn more about our post master's FNP certificate

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* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2022. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.

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