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Nurse Practitioner - Family Health

Barry University

M.Sc.
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990 USD/credit
990 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Science in Nursing will prepare you to advance to a leadership role as a family nurse practitioner.

Overview

As a family nurse practitioner, you will provide advanced care to individuals in order to prevent diseases and manage chronic illnesses. A family nurse practitioner aspires to improve the health of the community and is constantly promoting proactive health initiatives through healthcare settings such as a doctor’s office, clinics, primary care centers and hospitals.

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program, with the Family NP specialty, is a very notable and recognized nursing program throughout South Florida. Through this program you will:

  • Experience personalized attention from faculty to ensure grasp of course curriculum
  • Work with professional patients to gain hands-on experience with clinical exams such as the pelvic and prostate exams
  • Have classes once a week in order to fit your busy schedule
  • Be eligible to sit for Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam (ANCC and AANP)
  • Receive a 30% tuition discount if you are already a registered nurse

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Role Development of the Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Advanced Pathophysiology 
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention 
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Phil/Theoretic Bases of Nursing
  • Advanced Health Assessment/Differential Diagnosis
  • Evidence-Based Inquiry in Nursing
  • Behavioral Health
  • Public Policy Strategies for Nursing
  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care I
  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care II
  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care III

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

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.
3

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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate or graduate degree in nursing granted from a regionally and professionally accredited or internationally recognized college or university. A bachelor’s degree from another discipline will be considered on a case by case basis. Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended must be submitted directly to Barry University. 
  • A current, unrestricted license as a professional registered nurse in the United States. Out of state applicants must be eligible for endorsement by the Florida Board of Nursing. An unrestricted Florida license must be received prior to starting the Program and maintained throughout enrollment in the Program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    990 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    990 USD/credit
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Funding

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