Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner Track
The Family Nurse Practitioner track prepares advanced practice nurses to provide holistic care to individuals of all ages from newborn babies to older adults, including women's health. Students work in all care settings with a focus on delivering health promotion and disease prevention to people with acute and chronic disease. Graduates of this program are eligible to diagnose and manage the care of patients across the life span and in all settings but critical care. Students have clinical practica in nearby city and rural clinics, private practices, hospitals, and settings that employ advanced practice nurses or MDs. The MSN Family Nurse Practitioner track requires 51 credits of coursework, including 12 credits (600 hours) of practicum experience.