Nursing, M.S.N. - Family Nurse Practitioner

Nurses who hold a bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) are eligible to apply to the FNP program to receive a Master's of Science in Nursing. The program consists of 24 credits in core courses, 18 credits in the FNP role courses (3 courses), and either 6 credits for a thesis or 3 credits for a special project. The 3 FNP Role courses require 220 hours of clinical practice each semester, in addition to weekly classroom time. The student and faculty work together to locate a suitable and appropriate clinical site and preceptor for each student.  A total of 660 clinical hours is required to complete the FNP program. These hours include practice in women's health, pediatrics, family practice and internal medicine including practice with older adults.