Nursing - Family

Widener University

Master On Campus
18 months
972 USD/credit
972 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Elevate your career in an advanced role as a certified nurse practitioner to care for individuals and families in a variety of clinical settings. We offer a master degree in Nursing - Family at the Widener University. 


The family (individual across the lifespan) nurse practitioner MSN option emphasizes primary care for individuals and families across the life span.

You’ll be prepared to provide primary care in a number of settings including family practices, community health centers, hospital out-patient clinics, urgent care facilities, and ER fast-track. Our program emphasizes a holistic approach to the management of family health through interdisciplinary collaboration.

After this Nursing - Family program at Widener University, you will be eligible to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners certification exam.

Diverse Clinical Experience

  • Primary care can be provided in a number of settings. Our program will introduce you to the different setting options through diverse clinical experiences at the region’s top health care facilities and systems. 
  • On campus, you’ll have access to practice your skills in real-world scenarios in our state-of-the-art simulation and testing center.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Family Dynamics
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Family Nursing 
  • Advanced Nursing Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




46 alternative credits


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.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete online application.
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or equivalent from an accredited program.
  • Minimum of 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) in a BSN program.
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions of higher education.
  • Completion of an undergraduate statistics/research course with a grade of C or better.
  • Two recommendations, preferably from professional nurses with graduate degrees, regarding applicant’s practice and potential for graduate work in nursing.
  • Valid U.S. license as a registered nurse. NP or CNS option requires PA State Board of Nursing licensure prior to start of clinicals or as appropriate.
  • Satisfactory scores (550 written and 213 computer-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all applicants from non-English speaking countries.
  • Personal Statement.
  • Updated resume.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    972 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 972 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    972 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 972 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.


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Nursing - Family
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