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Family Nurse Practitioner

University of North Carolina Wilmington

12 months
19104 USD/year
4861 USD/year
4861 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Family Nurse Practitioner program from University of North Carolina Wilmington is designed to produce a nursing professional with advance practice nursing skills to provide primary health care to patients across the lifespan for underserved rural or urban populations. 

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The 46-47 hour, primarily online, Family Nurse Practitioner program from  University of North Carolina Wilmington  provides advanced theory and clinical education emphasizing high quality, cost-effective, unique health care that results in a high level of patient satisfaction. 

Graduates will be eligible to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) certification exam for Family Nurse Practitioners which enhances their opportunity for advancement in the field. They will be able to seek approval to practice FNP in North Carolina or other state of choice.

Upon completion of the Master’s curriculum, the new graduate will be able to:

  • Design client-centered care through advanced practice and education with an altruistic concern for the welfare of others while supporting autonomy and respecting human dignity.
  • Demonstrate integrity through accountability and responsibility for clinical decisions and lifelong learning.
  • Manage quality improvement measures that support legal/ethical standards through the use of evidence-based practice.
  • Impact the health of underserved populations through support and promotion of culturally competent care.
  • Evaluate domestic and global health integrating the knowledge of healthcare delivery systems, healthcare policies, epidemiology, and the environment.
  • Promote the health of clients/patients through education and multidisciplinary management of risk reduction, disease prevention and the management of illness.
  • Demonstrate professional role competence in education and advanced nursing practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Care Systems and Education Informatics and Technology
  • Families in Rural and Urban Communities
  • Healthcare Delivery Systems and Health Policy
  • Advanced Practice Roles/lssues/Trends
  • Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning
  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




46 alternative credits


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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Regionally Accredited Bachelor's Degree: Hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in this country or its equivalent in a foreign institution (as evaluated course-by-course through a NACES approved credit evaluation service, course-by-course evaluation preferred), by the first official day of classes for the semester of application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19104 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4861 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4861 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    4861 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4861 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.



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