Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) Nurse Practitioner, Master | Online | Duquesne University | United States
MSN Online

Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) Nurse Practitioner

36 months
1568 USD/credit 21952 USD/year
1568 USD/credit 21952 USD/year
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Earn an online MSN in Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) Nurse Practitioner from Duquesne University and prepare to advance your career as a primary care provider with expertise to diagnose and develop advanced treatment plans for individuals of all ages and in a variety of settings, including independent practice.


Earning a graduate degree in Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) Nurse Practitioner from Duquesne University takes your delivery of patient care to a new level — a deeper one. Family NPs are more involved with their patients, families and community.

When you really get to know your patients, you discover more about who you are as a nurse practitioner. That’s just one of the many rewarding aspects of becoming an FNP.

The smart choice — a 100% online Family Nurse Practitioner MSN.

  • Prepare for certification. As a graduate, you will be eligible to take either the AANPCP or the ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner certification examination.
  • Complete coursework online. Only two campus visits required during the pursuit of your degree.
  • Learn from faculty mentors. You’ll have the name, number, and email of a campus‑based faculty member to help guide your study.
  • Leverage a flexible learning environment. Work when and where it is most convenient for you.
  • Study at a respected school. Ranked #38 Best Online Graduate Nursing Program and ranked #5 Master’s in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner by U.S. News & World Report for 2021.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historical and Contemporary Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Evidence Based Nursing Practice and Policy Development
  • Healthcare Ethics in Practice and Policy
  • Clinical Prevention and Population-Based Health Promotion
  • Physical Assessment for Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a BSN from an accredited college or university with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Hold a current, unencumbered RN license
  • Complete an undergraduate-level statistics course with a “C” or higher
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Professional goal statement
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Two electronically submitted references (one academic and one professional in a supervisory role)

Work experience

  • Have at least 1 year of full-time work experience as an RN (prior to registration in clinical or specialty courses)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21952 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1568 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    21952 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1568 USD per credit during 36 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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