M.Sc. On Campus

Family Nurse Practitioner

Ramapo College of New Jersey

12 months
736 USD/credit 36064 USD/year
736 USD/credit 36064 USD/year
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The Family Nurse Practitioner program at Ramapo College of New Jersey is a 49 credit degree, part-time program, with 720 total role practicum hours required. Graduates are prepared to serve in Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner positions in hospital and independent care settings; and upon program completion, may sit for state licensure and FNP certification of the AANP.


We offer a bachelor degree in Family Nurse Practitioner at Ramapo College of New Jersey. In 2015, according to national doctor recruiting firm Merritt Hawkins, Family Nurse practitioners ranked fifth behind hospitalists who were fourth and physician assistants were in 10thplace, tied on the “in demand” scale with general surgeons. 

Key Features 

  • Advanced nurse practitioners are more in demand than several specialties including general surgery, cardiology, urology and neurology.
  • Also in 2015, The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the federal agency focused on improving access to care and strengthening the health care workforce, stated that it is projecting a shortage of 20,400 primary care physicians in 2020, and other experts, too, have projected a large shortfall in the coming years.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Science & Research 
  • Context Of Healthcare
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Primary Care Of Adults 

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  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Graduate Application, online or pdf
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a recommended grade point average of 3.0
  • A 250-word personal statement describing why the candidate is interested in the program, how it fits into personal intellectual development and what the applicant expects to accomplish by enrolling
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Applications without payment or waiver will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed

Tuition Fee

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    36064 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 736 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    36064 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 736 USD per credit during 12 months.


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