The need for nurse practitioners is rapidly growing as they are used to fill in for the shortage of primary care physicians. With this Master of Science in Nursing in Family Nurse Practitioner online degree from Colorado Technical University, RNs will be able to advance their careers and help to meet this need.
As a family nurse practitioner, you will take the patient histories, perform physical examinations, order diagnostic tests, and diagnose and treat illnesses and injuries. The curriculum provides a foundation in evidence-based practice, population health, policy, informatics and nursing theory. Courses build on this foundation by integrating concentration courses in:
Graduates will have the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in this fast-paced field while providing high-quality, cost-effective, patient-centered health care.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Colorado Technical University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV
- An unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the United States
- Students will receive hands-on instruction during weekend labs in Colorado at the start and end of the program.
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