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.
A grade of B or higher is required in each course.
|Professional Core Courses|
|NRSG 5117||Advanced Pharmacology||2|
|NRSG 5118||Healthcare System and Professional Role Development||3|
|NRSG 5121||Epidemiology and Population Health||3|
|NRSG 5126||Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice||3|
|NRSG 6115||Health Assessment||3|
|Family Core Courses|
|NRSG 6390||Family Care of the Adult/Older Adult Patient||4|
|NRSG 6392||Family Theory||2|
|NRSG 6393||Family Care of the Pediatric and Adolescent Patient||4|
|NRSG 6395||Healthcare of Women in Family Practice||2|
|Clinical Core Courses|
|NRSG 6222||Pharmacology of Adults and Older Adults||2|
|NRSG 6262||Pediatric Pharmacology||2|
|Family Nurse Practicum|
|NRSG 6391||Practicum for NRSG 6390||4|
|NRSG 6394||Practicum for NRSG 6393||4|
|NRSG 6396||Practicum for NRSG 6395||4|
|Research Core Courses|
|NRSG 7105||Translating Research Evidence into Practice||3|
|NRSG 7110||Evidence-Based Practice Research Application||2|
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