M.Sc. On Campus

Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Track

Hofstra University

24 months
1605 USD/credit 40927 USD/year
1605 USD/credit 40927 USD/year
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The Hofstra University's Master of Science with a major in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Track, through an interprofessional learning model, will graduate FNPs who will be prepared to provide quality, holistic, scientifically sound, and patient-centered care while optimizing the health and well-being of diverse populations and communities for the betterment of humanity.


The programme

The focus of the Hofstra University's Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Track is to prepare FNP graduates who will provide patient-centered quality care to individuals and families across the lifespan. The FNP role includes preventative health care, as well as the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of acute and chronic illness and preventative health care for individuals and families. Family nurse practitioners demonstrate a commitment to family-centered care and understand the relevance of the family's identified community in the delivery of family-centered care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pathophysiology Across the Life Span
  • Advanced Gerontological Care
  • Information Technology and Health Literacy Seminar I
  • Advanced Health Assessment Across the Life Span

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Rolling Admission


51 SCH


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • BS in Nursing from an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0.
  • An unencumbered New York state RN license.
  • Nursing clinical experience: Prior to entering the clinical coursework of the MS program in the fall of year 2, a minimum of two years of acute/critical care experience is required.
  • Verification of a basic health assessment course.
  • Verification of a statistics course.
  • AHA Certification: current copy of ACLS certification.
  • A resume that includes relevant work experiences.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • A pre-admission interview.
  • One essay.
  • Comprehensive background check.
  • Student Health Requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40927 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1605 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    40927 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1605 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Hempstead

1300 - 2834 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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