Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner, Master | Online | Northeastern University | United States
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Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

24 months
Duration
22900 USD/year
22900 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner program at Northeastern University is a specialty focusing on the primary healthcare of individuals and families. The program culminates with the Master of Science in Nursing degree.

Overview

The primary goal of the Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner program at Northeastern University is to educate family nurse practitioners who are capable of providing evidence-based, culturally and linguistically competent, ethical primary healthcare to individuals and families in a variety of health care settings. Graduates will become nurse clinicians, educators, scholars, researchers, and lifelong learners.

The program is offered in a hybrid format with all the classes delivered online. Students are required to attend 2 hands-on Clinical Intensive weekends held on campus in Boston. One is scheduled in the first year of classes and the second one is in your last semester of your specialty track. Upon completion of the primary care program, graduates are eligible to sit for all national certification exams in their area of practice.

Career Outlook

Work to provide patient care across all life stages as you collaborate with other healthcare professionals. FNPs conduct health assessments and perform diagnostic evaluations while providing preventive care and disease management and treating chronic and acute illnesses. Most can prescribe medications. Employer’s often include physician’s offices, hospitals, and community health centers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Assessment
  • Family Care of the Adult/Older Adult Patient
  • Family Theory
  • Family Care of the Pediatric and Adolescent Patient
  • Healthcare of Women in Family Practice
  • Pharmacology of Adults and Older Adults

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

47 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application.
  • Application fee.
  • Three letters of recommendation (academic and professional).
  • Personal statement.
  • Resumé.
  • Transcripts from all institutions attended.
  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited USA program.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0, with grades of ‘B’ or better, is required in all undergraduate clinical courses.
  • Successful completion of a statistics course that includes probability theory and hypothesis testing, and taken within 5 years of entering the program.
  • Current RN licensure.
  • At least 1 year of active full-time nursing experience with direct patient care.
  • TOEFL or IELTS for applicants who do not hold a degree from a U.S. institution and whose native language is not English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45800 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    22900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45800 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

Funding

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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