Nursing—Family Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care, MS

The family nurse practitioner program is a specialty track focusing on the primary healthcare of individuals and families. The program is offered in a hybrid format with the majority of the classes delivered online, coupled with live presentation sessions. Students are required to be on campus twice per semester.

Upon completion of the primary care program, graduates are eligible to sit for all national certification exams in their area of practice.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Requirements

A grade of B or higher is required in each course.

NRSG 5117Advanced Pharmacology2
NRSG 5118Healthcare System and Professional Role Development3
NRSG 5121Epidemiology and Population Health3
NRSG 5126Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice3
NRSG 6115Health Assessment3
NRSG 6390Family Care of the Adult/Older Adult Patient4
NRSG 6392Family Theory2
NRSG 6393Family Care of the Pediatric and Adolescent Patient4
NRSG 6395Healthcare of Women in Family Practice2
NRSG 6222Pharmacology of Adults and Older Adults2
NRSG 6262Pediatric Pharmacology2
NRSG 6391Practicum for NRSG 63904
NRSG 6394Practicum for NRSG 63934
NRSG 6396Practicum for NRSG 63954
NRSG 7105Translating Research Evidence into Practice3
NRSG 7110Evidence-Based Practice Research Application2

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

47 total semester hours required
720 clinical hours plus 40 research practicum hours
(60 clinical hours/1 semester credit)
Minimum 3.000 GPA required