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Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

12 months
7656 USD/year
7656 USD/year
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Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner from Mississippi University for Women is for individuals with a baccalaureate in nursing and two years registered nursing experience.  


Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner from Mississippi University for Women extends and refines the knowledge and skills of the baccalaureate-prepared nurse while integrating findings from the sciences and humanities, biopsychosocial fields, genetics, public health, quality improvement, health economics, translational science and organizational sciences in order to provide care to diverse populations of patients in clinical and community-based systems.  

Students at Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner from Mississippi University for Women will:

  • expand and refine a broad base of knowledge and skills from nursing and the biopsychosocial sciences to influence healthcare;
  • demonstrate mastery of expected national competencies including the abilities to assess, diagnose, and manage a broad scope of acute and chronic health issues in primary care;
  • continue as lifelong learners and who influence safe and quality healthcare through inter-professional team approaches, emerging technology, health policy, and ongoing role development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Pharmacology 

  • Clinical Research Project

  • Advanced Primary Care Procedures 

  • Primary Care Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from every undergraduate or graduate institution attended
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation (unless specified below)
  • Resume or CV (optional if not listed as required below)
  • A nonrefundable $25 charge is required for each graduate application submitted in order to cover processing service fees.
  • TOEFL scores or degree from an English-language university
  • Proof of two (2) vaccinations for measles, mumps, rubella, and a chest X-ray
  • A completed Graduate Application form.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an academic institution with national and regional accreditation
  • Credit in undergraduate statistics course with a minimum grade of "C"
  • Practice experience of at least two years as a registered nurse
  • Evidence of professional leadership and foundational research skills
  • A personal interview with graduate nursing faculty

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7656 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3828 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    7656 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3828 USD per semester during 12 months.

Tuition for summer option is $3,712.50 per semester.

Living costs for Columbia

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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