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Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, MD,
Graduates are prepared for advanced practice that involves individuals and families throughout the lifespan and across the health continuum. In the advanced practice role, family nurse practitioners demonstrate autonomous and collaborative decision-making (with physicians, nurses, and other members of the health care team), and hold direct accountability for clinical judgment.


FNPs are primary care providers for clients of all ages to promote health, prevent disease, and manage acute and stable chronic health problems. They diagnose, and prescribe medications and treatments. In addition, they serve as a health care resource, client advocate, health educator, and consultant as part of an inter-professional health team.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Conceptual and Theoretical Foundations in Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Primary Care I–Adult Clients
  • Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Epidemiology

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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).

  • Complete the online application, with appropriate fee in U.S. dollars ($40 for master’s degree programs, $50 for the doctoral programs).
  • Meet the immigration requirements for an F-1 visa. Applicants must be cleared by the International Student Advisor before an I-20 will be mailed.
  • Submit official transcript(s).
  • Submit applicable test scores for the program of interest.
  • Submit sufficient documentary evidence that the applicant will be financially supported throughout his/her studies in the United States. 

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    16680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8340 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    9768 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4884 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Bowie

  • 1742 - 2950 USD/month
    Living Costs

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