Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

Nova Southeastern University

24 months
755 USD/credit
755 USD/credit
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Gain independence by completing the clinical degree of Nurse Practitioner M.S.N.-Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) , Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP), or Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) concentration


  • Blending both online and clinical experiences, you will work with experienced nurse practitioner who bring case studies to life. You will practice directly within a specific population in your community, with an assigned faculty adviser that will assist with individualized program advisement. You will be well prepared for certification.
  • Nurse practitioner are highly respected professionals who represent the future of nursing. You will be prepared for national certification in the selected specialization, and you may continue your education to the doctoral level. Your skills and evidence-based perspective will enable you to lead other health care professionals and to effect real change within health care.

Programme Structure

Integrate practice and theory as you explore the concepts of policy, data analysis, and the advanced nursing role. The A.P.R.N. Family Nurse Practitioner studies advanced pharmacology and several primary care courses that address women, pediatrics, and an integration practicum. The A.P.R.N. Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Curriculum focuses on courses that prepare nurses to provide restorative care for rapidly changing clinical conditions (NONPF, 2011). Directed clinical practice begins after the completion of three semesters. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


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 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree and/or RN to MSN Degree
  • For those with a major in Nursing (BSN) an overall GPA of 3.0 is required;
  • For those with a BS or BA in a field other than nursing an overall GPA of 3.0 is required and satisfactory completion of NSG 5000B, Transition to Advance Nursing Practice, prior to beginning the MSN program. NSG 5000B course is only offered in fall term.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    755 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 755 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    755 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 755 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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