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Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The mission of the Dr. F.M. Canseco School of Nursing at Texas A&M International Universityis to prepare professional nurses to improve the wellbeing of complex and diverse populations. Our curriculum is aimed at educating advance practice nurse leaders who, through research, policy, and practice promote the health and wellbeing of local, national and international communities so that all people can thrive. In doing so, it underscores its geographic and institutional strengths to prepare nursing prospects.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Pathophysiology I  
  • Advanced Pathophysiology II  
  • Advanced Pharmacology I  
  • Advanced Pharmacology II  
  • Advanced Health Assessment Theory
  • Primary Care of Adults, Geriatrics and Families  
  • Primary Care of Pediatrics and Families  
  • Primary Care of Adults and Women’s Health  
  • Advanced Health Assessment Practicum
  • Primary Care of Adults, Geriatrics and Families Practicum  
  • Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Procedures  
  • Primary Care of Pediatrics and Families Practicum  
  • Integrated Family Practicum

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.7

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.7 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Application requirements:
  • Baccalaureate nursing degree (BSN) from a nationally accredited University/College.
  • Successful completion of an undergraduate statistics course.
  • Minimum 2.7 overall GPA and 3.0 upper level GPA
  • Valid RN license without restrictions in the State of Texas.
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience as a RN with at least 1 year of hospital experience

Tuition Fee

  • International

    499 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 499 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    77 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 77 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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