Nursing - Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner

University of Michigan

30 months
24870 USD/year
24870 USD/year
12316 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Nursing - Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner track at University of Michigan prepares advanced practice nurses for the current and evolving primary health care system. More specifically, the program focuses on providing students with the skills needed to deliver cutting edge, community-based primary health care to individuals and families across the lifespan.


We place a strong emphasis on health promotion as well as the development of positive health behaviors as they pertain to diverse groups at different developmental and age stages. Nursing - Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner students at University of Michigan share courses with students in the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and Nurse Midwife programs where relevant. 

Program Description

This structure exposes students to a variety of expert specialty faculty and also helps the development of inter-specialty relationships that may prove fruitful in students' future practices. Our program prepares graduates to provide the full range of primary care from the antepartum period, infancy, childhood and adolescence through the adult lifespan. This includes

  • well care to children and adults
  • age appropriate health and developmental screening across the life span
  • diagnosis and management of common acute and chronic health problems
  • prenatal and postnatal care to mother and baby

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Models, Theories and Methods to Promote Optimal Health Outcomes
  • Promoting Optimal Models and Systems for Healthcare Delivery
  • Scientific and Analytic Approaches for Advanced Practice
  • Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan
  • Advanced Health Assessment for Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Role Transition to APRN
  • Advanced Primary Care Nursing of Adults and Families with Complex Systems
  • Advanced Primary Care Nursing: Health Promotion and Management of Acute Health Problems of Adults and Well Women/GYN Care
  • Critical Elements and the Study of Family and Health
  • Nursing Care of Childbearing Families (Antepartum Care)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines




67 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

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

  • Earned a BS in nursing or are in the process of completing a BS in nursing from a CCNE, AACN, or NLN accredited institution. Note: Successful completion of the BS in nursing must occur prior to the desired term of admission
  • Minimum B average in all undergraduate coursework (this includes all courses taken to satisfy the degree requirements for a BS in nursing; an overall B average is usually equivalent to a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale)

International apllicants

  • Official foreign transcript 
  • Transcript Evaluation
  • English Proficiency Exam 
  • Visa and Documentation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24870 USD per year and a duration of 30 months.
  • National

    24870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24870 USD per year and a duration of 30 months.
  • In-State

    12316 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12316 USD per year and a duration of 30 months.


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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Nursing - Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner
University of Michigan