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Family Nurse Practitioner

University of Rochester

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
1610 USD/credit
1610 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

Nurse practitioner students who pursue the Family Nurse Practitioner program of University of Rochester will provide primary health care for patients from infancy through older adulthood, and also provide women’s health care.

Overview

In the Family Nurse Practitioner program of University of Rochester, you’ll gain the skills to manage acute and chronic health problems, refer and coordinate care with specialists when needed, and counsel about healthy lifestyles. Family nurse practitioners approach individuals as part of a family system in the context of the community, and are particularly skilled at improving access to high-quality care for medically-underserved populations.

Graduates of the Family Nurse Practitioner program are practicing in community health centers, private practices, school-based health clinics, emergency departments, and urgent care centers. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology
  • Ethics and Public Policy in the Health Care System
  • Research Principles for Evidence-Based Practice
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Family Theoretical Frameworks and Application to Nursing Care of Families
  • Advanced Health Assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

55 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing (cumulative GPA of 3.0 preferred)
  • RN licensure within the United States or U.S. territory
  • One year clinical experience is preferred
  • CPR certification (professional course must be taken with the American Heart Association)
  • Statistics course with a grade of C or above
  • Current RN license
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended, including prerequisites 
  • Two letters of reference
  • Professional goal statement
  • Resume or CV
  • Writing sample (academic paper, clinical document, or publication)
  • For international students, TOEFL with a minimum score of 560 (paper-based), 230 (computer-based) or 88 (iBT)

Work experience

  • One year clinical experience is preferred

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1610 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1610 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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