M.Sc. Online Blended

Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

United States University

24 months
465 USD/credit 11625 USD/year
465 USD/credit 11625 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner from United States University is designed for registered nurses who want to provide evidence-informed practice to culturally diverse populations using the latest technology for learning and practicing. 


This Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner program from United States University is grounded in a Caring Science model to teach theoretical and the evidenced-based practice of nursing. 

Students will learn how to implement best practices for promoting and managing the health of individuals, families and communities.

The Program provides the opportunity to be mentored as FNPs with distinctive populations in a variety of settings and communities. New this year is the addition of telehealth as a delivery model and all students who complete the FNP will also receive a certificate in telehealth.

The College of Nursing has implemented new instructional strategies to provide an interactive, engaged curriculum for our 100% online hybrid curriculum.

Courses will utilize real-time face-to-face instruction during scheduled immersions, supplemented with face-to-face instruction via web conference, phone conference, and/or live chats with fellow students and faculty. 

Students may work as teams with peers and mentors, participate in demonstrations, interact with computer-simulated patients, and actively examine case studies. Courses will include online synchronous lectures, discussions, social networking, viewing video’s, examining evidence, readings, and/or other activities needed to prepare for class.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Theoretical foundations of advanced practice nursing 
  • Evidence based practice for scholarship and practice 
  • Culture and spiritual care across the lifespan 
  • Nursing leadership and health policy 
  • Health promotion, education, and disease prevention across the lifespan 
  • Advanced pathophysiology across the lifespan 
  • Advanced pharmacology across the lifespan 
  • Advanced physical assessment across the lifespan 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


50 alternative credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Graduate Admissions Application
  • Hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from a Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or a National League of Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC) accredited program (exceptions will be reviewed on an individual basis).
  • Have an active, unencumbered RN license in the state where student resides
  • Provide official transcripts from the Baccalaureate degree granting institution
  • Proof of student professional malpractice insurance

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11625 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 465 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11625 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 465 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Mission Viejo

1100 - 1600 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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Updated over a year ago

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