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Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

University of Northern Colorado

M.Sc.
24 months
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1150 USD/credit
1150 USD/credit
615 USD/credit
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Build your career with a Masters of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner from University of Northern Colorado and qualify for an Advanced Practice Nursing credential.

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Overview

Take your career to the next level by earning a Master of Science in Nursing with Family Nurse Practitioner emphasis. Designed for BSN-prepared nurses, this master’s degree program readies you for advanced clinical practice as a family nurse practitioner (FNP). The program focuses on skills and expertise needed for primary care practice.

The Masters of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner from University of Northern Colorado stands out for its strong emphasis on evidence-based care. You’ll get exceptional academic and professional guidance from our clinically active faculty, while completing a variety of simulated and live clinical practicums that offer direct professional instruction for the clinical setting. The program combines online and on-campus instruction one day each week. Upon graduation, you’ll be qualified to apply for national certification and state licensure as an advanced practice nurse with the title of Family Nurse Practitioner

Your Future in Family Nursing Practice

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care employers are expected to hire more than 50,000 advanced nurse practitioners between now and 2025. UNC’s career-focused nursing master’s degree with FNP focus develops the skills and expertise necessary for APRN practice. You’ll master the most up-to-date science, technology and computing tools, while preparing for new professional challenges in patient care, team leadership and patient and family-centered care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Acute Care of Adults
  • FNP Advanced Clinical Topics
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Health Care of Women and Children
  • FNP Clinical Synthesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

51 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

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 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
146 (verbal)
140 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The $60 non-refundable application fee can be paid using a VISA, MasterCard or Discover card.
  • Official high school transcripts and graduation certificates
  • Graduate applicants are expected to meet a 3.0 GPA equivalent
  • Please provide a clear, high resolution photocopy of the bio-page (photo-page) of your passport
  • All doctoral programs and some master’s, certificate and licensure programs require letters of recommendation.
  • Some graduate programs require supplemental application materials.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1150 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1150 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1150 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1150 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    615 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 615 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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