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FNP Curriculum

The 48-credit FNP Master of Science in Nursing Track, which is completed through full-time or part-time study in preceptored clinical settings provides a flexible, executive-education format All clinical courses are offered as immersion practicum experiences, conducted in faculty approved, in-person, preceptored clinical settings. The following course sequence is required for this curriculum of study:

The FNP track is a 4 semester full-time program with opportunity for part-time enrollment. The program begins each semester in the Fall, Spring or Summer. All course work is completed over 4 semesters. Students may transfer in course credit for courses completed at an accredited academic institution. Clinical experiences are offered in a variety of clinical settings, where students work in preceptored settings to acquire clinical skills in structured environments designed to ensure that all students will satisfy the 645 clinical hours required to complete the program.

The FNP graduate is prepared to deliver care as a member of a healthcare team and to improve the availability of culturally relevant primary healthcare in underserved populations. Graduates possess the ability to evaluate the health status of an individual, diagnose and treat acute illness, manage chronic diseases, deliver preventive care, and counsel individuals on psychosocial problems in collaboration with a supervising physician.