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Master Blended

Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

University of Northern Colorado

36 months
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659 USD/credit 11203 USD/year
659 USD/credit 11203 USD/year
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About

This Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner program from University of Northern Colorado  stands out for its strong emphasis on evidence-based care and direct primary care services to diverse populations and underserved populations particularly within rural communities.

Overview

UNC’s Family Nurse Practitioner master’s graduate degree provides working nurses with specialized expertise that can help you advance your career. You’ll gain skills that qualify you for new professional challenges, expanded responsibilities, leadership opportunities, and readies you for advanced clinical practice as a family nurse practitioner (FNP).

The FNP emphasis area provides in-depth instruction in primary care health promotion and disease management across the lifespan. 

Designed for BSN-prepared nurses, this master’s degree program provides you with exceptional academic and professional guidance from our clinically active faculty. 

This Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner program from University of Northern Colorado  has been designed with advanced practice clinical simulations in addition to didactic coursework in order to prepare each student for the live clinical setting. A minimum of 660 clinical/simulation/lab hours are completed while enrolled in the clinical/practicum courses

You’ll learn:

  • Advanced care standards of practice
  • Diagnosing, managing and developing treatment plans for complex issues and illnesses across the lifespan
  • Develop health promotion and disease prevention at an advanced practice level
  • Critical thinking and excellent communication skills
  • Evidence-based knowledge and application
  • Leadership skills

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

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

51 SCH

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Request 2 academic or professional letters of recommendation from those who can attest to your academic potential and abilities. You will be asked to supply information for your recommenders in the application.
  • All applicants will need to request one official transcript from each regionally accredited college or university where a bachelor's degree or higher was earned (or is in progress). Some applicants may need to provide additional transcripts.
  • Personal Statement of future goals/interest in nursing (two page maximum, 12 point font, one inch paper margins).
  • Current vita or resume.
  • Copy of current, unencumbered RN license (verification printout or link required).
  • The application portal will also show you which of your recommendations have been completed.
  • GRE scores are NOT required for this program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11203 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    11203 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Greeley

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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