Family Nurse Practitioner Track

The Family Nurse Practitioner Track combines graduate-Common Core Course Requirements and FNP-specific coursework for a total of 46 hours. Family Nurse Practitioner students will be prepared to provide direct management of patients across the lifespan including patients with common acute/chronic physical and psychiatric diseases.

  • Concentration in primary care clinical practice
  • Focus on competencies an advanced practice nurse will need to successfully provide care  
  • Educational environment based on discovery, scholarship, and practice
  • Prepares graduates for practice in multiple, primary care settings including out-patient clinics and group medical practices
  • Graduates eligible to apply for certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurse Credentialing Center or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board
  • Program includes a mental health emphasis—critical preparation for practice
  • Second MSN option:
    Students who have previously earned an MSN degree, have the opportunity to earn a second MSN with an FNP focus. To inquire about this option and to discuss the credit requirement, please contact Josh Richards, Director of Admissions at

For more information and to schedule an appointment, please contact:

Josh Richards, Director of Enrollment Management
Phone: 816-936-8718