Master of Science in Nursing in the Field of Family Nurse Practitioner
The master of science in nursing in family nurse practitioner (FNP) program prepares registered nurses for leadership in primary care for families and individuals of all ages. This specialty stresses the integration of research and nursing practice with a strong emphasis on solving real-world problems. The curriculum provides the theoretical and practical foundations for nurses to expand their scope of practice. Simultaneous clinical experiences ensure that students meet all criteria to sit for the nationally recognized American Association of Nurse Practitioners or American Nurse Credentialing Center certification examination for the family nurse practitioner. Students may choose to enroll in the program on a full- or part-time basis. Students in the FNP option are required to complete three on-campus components related to courses NURS 6222, NURS 6230 and NURS 6232. Students complete 700 clinical hours with an approved preceptor.
Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.
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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 48 credits including, 6 credits in professional core courses, 9 credits in research courses, 33 credits in field-specific courses, and completion of 700 clinical hours.
Students will complete 700 clinical hours.
|NURS 6202||Concepts in Population Health|
|NURS 6203||Nursing Leadership|
|NURS 6205||Health Policy, Quality, and Political Process|
|NURS 6207||Evidence-Based Practice for Health Care Researchers|
|NURS 6208||Biostatistics for Health Care Research|
|NURS 6220||Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology|
|NURS 6222||Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning|
|NURS 6230||Family Nurse Practitioner I: Lifespan Primary Care/Diagnosis/Management|
|NURS 6231||Family Nurse Practitioner II: Lifespan Primary Care/Diagnosis/Management|
|NURS 6232||Family Nurse Practitioner III: Professional Issues/Diagnosis/Management|
|NURS 6233||Genetics for Health Care Providers|
|NURS 6234||Advanced Pharmacology for Nursing|