The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board has released its 2019 Family Nurse Practitioner board certification examination results, with Marian University students receiving a first time pass rate of 96%.

“These results are a testament not only to the excellence of our curriculum, but to the amazing professors and staff who have helped guide these students,” said Dr. Kim Udlis, Associate Dean and Chief Nurse Administrator. “We look forward to seeing the future success these students will experience in their careers.”

Marian students also exceeded the national certification examination average scores in all areas – Overall, Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, and Evaluation.

Marian’s Family Nurse Practitioner program is a 46-credit track offered in a full-time or part-time plan, with students learning through a combination of face-to-face and online nursing coursework.

Designed to increase flexibility and reduce on-campus time for busy students, full-time FNP students spend about 30 hours per week on their education.

The AANPCB FNP board certification examination is one of two options for FNP certification. The American Nurses Credentialing Center typically releases its results later in the year.