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Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months


Who It's For

If you’re looking to take your nursing career to the next level in a personalized learning environment that fits your personal schedule, find yourself at Westminster College Salt Lake City Masters of Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner program.

Key Benefits

Get an Education that Centers on You

An interactive and engaging environment makes learning personal and enjoyable—and more memorable.


The MSNFNP program is fully accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Our graduates are eligible to take the national certification exam required for licensing in Utah.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning 
  • Advanced Pathophysiology 
  • Pharmacology for Advanced Practice 
  • Theoretical Found. of Advanced Practice Nursing 

      Detailed Programme Facts

      • Programme intensity Full-time
        • Full-time duration 24 months
      • Credits
        42 alternative credits
      • Languages
        • English
      • Delivery mode
        On Campus

      English Language Requirements

      You only need to take one of these language tests:

      • Minimum required score:


        The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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      • Minimum required score:


        The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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      Academic Requirements

      You need the following GPA score:

      Required score: 3

      Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 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).

      • An application for admission and $50 application fee. The form may be obtained from the Office of Admissions or on the web site at
      • Personal statement or essay (May be waived for transfer students who have completed an Associate Degree).
      • A transcript of high school credit sent directly to the Office of Admissions (for incoming first year students only).

      Tuition Fee

      • International

        1125 USD/credit
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 1125 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
      • National

        1125 USD/credit
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 1125 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

      Living costs for Salt Lake City

      • 1000 - 1730 USD/month
        Living Costs

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


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