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Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

Northern Arizona University

24 months
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575 USD/credit 13800 USD/year
575 USD/credit 13800 USD/year
575 USD/credit 13800 USD/year
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The Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner program at Northern Arizona University prepares you to deliver primary care to underserved rural populations. You will also be eligible for state certification in Arizona, for application for prescribing and dispensing privileges in Arizona, and for application for national certification as a family nurse practitioner.

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Overview

The Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner program at Northern Arizona University is designed for registered nurses with a baccalaureate degree and a broad base of nursing experience interested in providing family primary care. We will educate you in the components of Advanced Practice Nursing as well as Family Practice Nursing; these components include knowledge and management of client and family care, professional relationships, and healthcare delivery systems.

Purpose Statement

The philosophy of the School of Nursing at Northern Arizona University is based on an ethic of caring that embraces students, faculty and staff, and the university community and the global community within which we live and work. We also believe that caring is a conscious, intentional discipline that is part of nursing’s unique body of knowledge and is practiced in interdisciplinary contexts. Caring includes the creation and nurturing of an environment that recognizes that students, staff and faculty have unique ways of viewing the world. This philosophy promotes excellence for nursing education and practice in an environment of constant change and emerging healthcare trends.

Learning outcomes

The faculty believes the transition to the role of competent professional nurse is a major developmental achievement. We believe that nursing is an art and science that is an integral component of health care. Applying the discipline of nursing to practice depends on a foundation of natural and human sciences, humanities and arts, the application of research, and the diverse backgrounds of learners. Societal influences in the evolving healthcare system challenge all involved in nursing education.

Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Programme Structure

  • This emphasis is designed for the registered nurse (RN) who has a broad base of experience who wants to expand his or her skills to provide family primary care in rural settings. 
  • The advanced practice nursing role as a primary care family nurse practitioner includes the components of knowledge and management of client and family care, professional relationships, and health care delivery systems. Upon completion of the MS-FNP track or the Post-Master’s FNP Certificate, the graduate qualifies for seeking both national and state certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All requirements for your specific academic plan(s). This may include a thesis.
  • All graduate work with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.
  • All work toward the master’s degree must be completed within six consecutive years. The six years begins with the semester and year of admission to the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 575 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    13800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 575 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 575 USD per credit during 24 months.

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