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Family Nurse Practitioner

Houston Baptist University

12 months
500 USD/credit
500 USD/credit
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The Family Nurse Practitioner program at the Houston Baptist University will allow you to master the skills and knowledge necessary to take on new and expanded leadership roles as a nurse.


The Family Nurse Practitioner program at the Houston Baptist University prepares you to sit for the Family Nurse Practitioner certification examination from either the American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. The 40-credit program includes 621 clinical contact hours and can be completed in 24-26 months. The program will prepare you for rewarding and flexible practitioner roles in family-focused healthcare including managing, diagnosing and treating patients from across the lifespan.


Offered through the School of Nursing and Allied Health, the MSN allows BSN-prepared nurses with a Texas Board of Nursing license to earn their degree without having to travel to class. The flexible curriculum was developed in a competency-based education (CBE) model (course based, not direct assessment CBE) and is delivered through a blend of online coursework and high quality clinical and practicum experiences at leading healthcare providers near you.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Theory Integration
  • Advanced Nursing Research
  • Leadership for Quality, Safety and Health Policy
  • Advanced Pathophysiology 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students deadline for spring semester - October 1st.


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Show proof of sufficient English skills 
  • TOEFL, IELTS, SAT and/or ACT scores, OR 
  • Completion of two (2) classes of collegiate English taken in the United States 
  • Certificate of completion from Language Consultants International (ESL program) 
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent at an accredited institution of higher education whose instruction is conducted in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    500 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 500 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    500 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 500 USD per credit during 12 months.


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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