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Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, M.S.N.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The program is conducted on campus with an alternate weekend class schedule format and is completed in four semesters.

Housed in the WellStar College of Health and Human Services, the WellStar Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program maintains close community ties with a variety of health care agencies and providers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Applications in Nursing
  • Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing from a nationally accredited institution with a satisfactory GPA of at least 3.0. 
  • Minimum one year full-time professional experience as a Registered Nurse, documented in a professional résumé. (Experience must have occurred within the last five years and have involved direct patient care.) 
  • Current unencumbered RN licensure in the state of Georgia (submit copy).
  • Written statement of personal program goals.
  • Undergraduate research course.
  • Two professional letters of reference

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12539 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6946 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3473 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Kennesaw

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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