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Family Nurse Practitioner

Youngstown State University (YSU)

24 months
Duration
18358 USD/year
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About

Family Nurse Practitioner from Youngstown State University (YSU) focuses on the delivery of primary care to families and persons of all ages within the health care delivery system.

Overview

The core curriculum of Family Nurse Practitioner from Youngstown State University (YSU) centers on professional nursing issues, nursing science, and research methods for building nursing knowledge. If you're specifically interested in developing your career toward comprehensive primary health care to families and patients throughout their lifespan, choose our Family Nurse Practitioner option to focus your degree.

Through the program, you'll learn how to provide primary care to families and persons of all ages within the Health Care Delivery System. You'll incorporate a variety of theories from nursing and related fields into the nurse practitioner role, all while analyzing social issues related to the Health Care Delivery System and Advanced Nursing Practice.

Graduates with Family Nurse Practitioner  from Youngstown State University (YSU) will be able to:

  • Synthesize theory and research from nursing and related disciplines for advanced nursing roles.
  • Utilize leadership strategies to influence health and health care and to promote the nursing profession in the advanced nursing role. 
  • Expand the knowledge of evidence-based practice by identifying nursing research problems and contributing to research investigations.
  • Integrate assessment of own learning in developing a lifelong pattern of scholarly inquiry.
  • Provide primary care to families and persons of all ages within the health care delivery system
  • Incorporate a variety of theories from nursing and related fields into the nurse practitioner role
  • Analyze social issues related to the health care delivery system and advanced nursing practice

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Professional Issues in Nursing
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Role Development
  • Family and Women's Health
  • Infant, Child and Adolescent Health
  • Adult and Older Adult Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

53 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Regular admission requires a cumulative undergraduate grade point aver­age of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Satisfactory completion of undergraduate courses in health assessment, statistics, and re­search methods
  • Hold a B.S.N. degree from an accredited program
  • Current Ohio Registered Nurse license and minimum of one year professional work experience
  • Current CPR certification, current immunizations, drug screening, and criminal background checks are to be maintained while in the program.
  • Applicants with a cumulative grade point average of less than 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) must submit an official report of Graduate Record Examination (General Test) scores completed within the past five years.
  • Interview 
  • Official transcripts from each college or institution of higher learning attended 
  • Three satisfactory Recommendation Reference Forms
  • Letter of intent (300 words maximum)
  • Resume or curriculum vita

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18358 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    18358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18358 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12358 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Youngstown

787 - 1299 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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