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Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

William Paterson University of New Jersey

24 months
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1157 USD/credit 27189 USD/year
1157 USD/credit 27189 USD/year
742 USD/credit 17437 USD/year
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About

The Department of Nursing offers degrees at the BS, the MS, and at the DNP level. The programs are committed to preparing nurses to deliver culturally sensitive, caring, and competent nursing care to diverse clients in a variety of settings.  The Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner program is offered by William Paterson University of New Jersey.

Overview

Graduates of the baccalaureate, master's and doctor of nursing practice degree programs are encouraged to pursue life-long learning to effect and enhance self-development, professional growth, critical thinking and leadership.

The Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) track is a 48-credit program that can be completed as a full-time or part-time student. FNPs provide comprehensive primary health care services to individuals from infancy through adulthood. FNPs are prepared to provide care to individuals with acute and chronic illnesses. 

Preventive health services, patient education, disease management, and illness prevention are provided within the context of family and community. Upon completion of the theory and practicum course requirements, you would be eligible to apply for the Family Nurse Practitioner Certification examination by American Association of Nurse Practitioner (AANP) or American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

Our Mission

William Paterson University of New Jersey is a public institution that offers an outstanding and affordable education to a diverse traditional and nontraditional student body through baccalaureate, graduate and continuing education programs. 

The University's distinguished teachers, scholars and professionals actively challenge students to high levels of intellectual and professional accomplishment and personal growth in preparation for careers, advanced studies and productive citizenship.  Faculty and staff use innovative approaches to research, learning and student support to expand students’ awareness of what they can accomplish.  

Accreditation

The program has been accredited until June 30, 2025 by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Foundations for Nursing
  • Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Population Health, Legislation and Social Policy
  • Advanced Health Assessment of the Adult Client
  • Advanced Pharmacology

For more information please visit the program website.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

47 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants for admission to a master’s degree program must have completed an undergraduate degree program at an accredited institution of higher learning in the United States or abroad. Foreign applicants must hold a degree considered equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree.

  • All transcripts and degree certificates/ diplomas must be written in the original language of instruction.
  • Official transcripts must show all courses and subjects taken and all grades (marks) received.
  • A course-by-course evaluation of all foreign education credentials is required for most countries and should be forwarded to William Paterson University.
  • Diploma Supplements must accompany transcripts from institutions from countries that are part of the Bologna Accord.
  • A vocational track is not appropriate preparation for graduate admission.
  • Additional requirements are determined by individual graduate programs.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27189 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1157 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    27189 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1157 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    17437 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 742 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Passaic

1226 - 3019 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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