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Family Nurse Practitioner (Online)

Northern Kentucky University

22 months
15282 USD/year
15282 USD/year
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Family Nurse Practitioner (Online) from Northern Kentucky University prepares you to provide a full range of primary healthcare services, make referrals, and serve as an educator, counselor, and advocate for patients of all ages. As a graduate, you will be eligible to take the FNP certification examination.


Family Nurse Practitioner (Online) from Northern Kentucky University emphasizes advanced healthcare standards, theory, and evidence-based practice that support delivering primary care across the life span. MSN core curriculum includes interactive courses focused on all aspects of primary care for adolescents and adults, diagnostic reasoning and advanced physical assessment, human pathophysiology, and advanced clinical pharmacology for APRNs. The FNP concentration courses cover pediatrics and adults, clinical residency, and a capstone to synthesize your learning.

Students at Family Nurse Practitioner (Online) from Northern Kentucky University will:

  • Prepare for thei nurse practitioner certification exam and expanded practice opportunities to diagnose and treat patients of all ages
  • Critically analyze data for practice by integrating knowledge from arts and sciences within the context of nursing's philosophical framework and scientific foundation
  • Use evidence-based practice to demonstrate advanced levels of clinical judgment, systems thinking, and accountability while implementing change to improve healthcare outcomes
  • Integrate nursing science, educational frameworks, health policy, professional values, and principles of business to implement initiatives that facilitate the highest level of advanced nursing practice
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to diverse cultures and populations, including patients and providers
  • Analyze one's own behaviors and institutional practices and policies for coherence with principles of caring
  • Apply effective communication in order to facilitate nursing practice at an advanced level

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Diagnostic Reasoning and Advanced Physical Assessment
  • Human Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Clinical Pharmacology and Intervention for APRN's
  • Role Development in Advanced Practice Nursing

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 22 months

Start dates & application deadlines


47 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3.0 GPA or higher on undergraduate coursework
  • 1,000 clinical hours of practice as a Registered Nurse
  • RN license current and unencumbered
  • Complete an Online Application
  • Pay the $40 Application Fee
  • Submit Passport Photocopy
  • Submit your Official Transcripts
  • Submit Proof of English Fluency
  • ACT:  English 18, Math 19, Reading 20
  • SAT (Prior to 3/2016): Writing 430, Math 460, Reading 470
  • SAT (After 3/2016): Evidence-Based Reading and Writing 480, Math 500

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15282 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28017 USD for the full programme during 22 months.
  • National

    15282 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28017 USD for the full programme during 22 months.


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