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Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) Certificate

Empowering Nurse Practitioners in Emergency Healthcare: University of Mount Union's ENP Certification Program

Welcome to the forefront of emergency healthcare with the University of Mount Union's Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) certification program. Designed specifically for nurse practitioners (NPs) aiming to specialize in diverse emergency or urgent care settings, this program empowers you with the critical skills required to provide immediate and comprehensive care to emergency patients.

ENP Career Opportunities

As an Emergency Nurse Practitioner, you can serve your patients in diverse practice settings, such as: 

  • Critical Access Hospitals 
  • Emergency Departments 
  • Urgent Care Clinics 


Why Choose Our ENP Certification Program?

As an ENP, you will play a vital role in healthcare, diagnosing and treating acute symptoms with precision and expertise. Our curriculum is designed to provide you with the knowledge and hands-on training necessary to excel in diverse settings. Beyond addressing physical symptoms, ENPs are crucial in delivering holistic patient care.

From offering physical emergency care and psychological support to imparting crucial education on at-home treatment plans, our program ensures you are well-rounded and ready to tackle the challenges of emergency healthcare. Join our ENP certification program and become a vital part of emergency healthcare teams.

  • 15 Credit Hours

    The ENP consists of online classes and one on-campus intensive.

  • $800 per credit hour

    The 2024-2025 cost per credit hour for the ENP is $800. (*MSN FNP Costs)

  • May 2025

    ENP's start date will be in May 2025.

ENP Certification Pathways: Elevate Your Skills and Expertise

Take your skills to the next level, expand your expertise, and make a meaningful impact in critical care settings. The ENP certification, whether pursued independently with a previously earned MSN FNP degree or concurrently with our MSN-FNP degree program, uniquely positions you as a healthcare leader. Our program is designed for those aiming to excel in the challenging realm of emergency healthcare, emphasizing teamwork and resilience.

Candidates with current Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) credentials may apply for the Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) certificate program. Mount Union also allows you the opportunity to complete coursework for your MSN FNP degree and ENP certificate simultaneously, enhancing both your skill set and career prospects in a streamlined and strategic fashion.

Nurses seeking dual credentials must take the FNP board certification exam before applying for the ENP board certification exam.

Emergency Nurse Practitioner Facts:


Online ENP Certificate Admission Requirements

The Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) certificate is designed for nurses who desire or are currently working in the Urgent Care or Emergency Department setting. Completion of the ENP certificate allows educational eligibility for the national certification exam as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner.

You can complete Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) coursework together at UMU.  

Applicants must complete an application via the Nursing Central Application Service (CAS). Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

  1. Completed a FNP degree or certificate from an accredited program. Official transcripts of all graduate academic work from each college or institution of higher learning attended. 

  2. GPA: A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). *Applicants who do not meet the minimum GPA requirement, but whose application contains evidence suggesting strong academic ability, may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. 

  3. Verification of a current, unencumbered RN and APRN license and expiration date in the state where the student is licensed and practices and will be completing practicum hours.  

  4. Verification of FNP credentials, if not specifically listed on APRN license.  

  5. A curriculum vita (CV) or resume.