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Graduate Certificates in Family Practice Nurse/Nursing

1,209 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 209 schools in the United States where you can get your graduate certificate in family practice nursing. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 40% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.8% of family practice nursing graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Family Practice Nursing Majors

In 2019-2020, 1,209 earned their graduate certificate in family practice nursing. This makes it the 1st most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in family practice nursing at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 14,915
Graduate Certificate 1,209
Doctor’s Degree 533
Bachelor’s Degree 145

Earnings of Family Practice Nursing Majors With Graduate Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for family practice nursing majors who have their graduate certificate is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in family practice nursing. About 88.8% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 135
Women 1,074

The racial-ethnic distribution of family practice nursing graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 113
Black or African American 249
Hispanic or Latino 88
White 651
International Students 10
Other Races/Ethnicities 98

There are 209 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in family practice nursing. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

Below are some popular majors that are similar to family practice nursing that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Mental Health Nursing 948
Registered Nursing 841
Adult Health Nursing 267
Nursing Practice 195
Public Health Nursing 157


*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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