Family Nurse Practitioner

Belmont University

Master On Campus
24 months
1390 USD/credit
1390 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Nursing curriculum offered by Belmont University is designed to provide a plan of study in the advanced practice option of Family Nurse Practitioner. This program also provides a foundation for doctoral study.


Program of study

Nursing education at the master's level builds upon baccalaureate nursing preparation. Program courses and content are organized to facilitate the progression of student learning from that of a baccalaureate generalist to that of a specialist. 

The Family Nurse Practitioner curriculum at Belmont University has two dimensions: core and specialization.  Core courses are taken by all students and include theory, research, economics, statistics and issues. Specialty courses are based upon the area of specialization.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice 
  • Statistics in Health Care Research 
  • Transition to Graduate Nursing Practice
  • Advanced Pharmacology 
  • Advanced Health Assessment 
  • Advanced Health Assessment Lab 
  • Advanced Pathophysiology 
  • Advanced Nursing Research 
  • Primary Health Care I 
  • Primary Health Care I Clinical
  • Clinical Information Systems 
  • Nursing and Health Care Issues: Trends, Policy and Economics 
  • Primary Health Care II 
  • Primary Health Care II Clinical

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




41 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from a nationally accredited baccalaureate-granting institution with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA from all undergraduate coursework. 
  • Proof of a current RN license from the student's state of residence and/or practice. 
  • Graduate Record Examination taken within the last five years
  • A completed application file
  • A successful on-campus interview, if invited 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1390 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1390 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1390 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1390 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Family Nurse Practitioner
Belmont University