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The Division of Nursing in the School of Health Sciences offers a Family Nurse Practitioner concentration within its Master of Science in Nursing program. The program consists of 46 credits of nursing coursework designed to prepare RNs for advanced practice in nursing which includes diagnosing and managing health problems and providing the full spectrum of healthcare services. Registered nurses who have completed a bachelor of science in nursing or in other disciplines and who meet other admission requirements for the graduate nursing program are eligible to apply.
Blended and online courses as indicated in the program plan of study. In addition to didactic coursework, a total of 700 clinical/lab hours are required to meet program requirements.
This program is designed to be cohort-based with a new cohort beginning each fall. The 46 credits of coursework are completed in 3 years, including 2 summers.