Program Overview

The online Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner is designed for students who are interested in advancing their education or careers in the health and human services profession. 

Clinical placements will be arranged by the student in the state(s) they are licensed.

Graduates of this program are qualified specialists having the expertise to utilize a comprehensive approach to meet diversified and holistic health needs. Knowledge and skills attained through this program include an emphasis in the following areas:

  • Health Promotion, Health Protection, Disease Prevention, and Treatment
  • Practitioner-Patient Relationship
  • Teaching-Coaching Function
  • Professional Role
  • Managing and Negotiating Health Care Delivery Systems
  • Monitoring and Ensuring the Quality of Health Care Practice
  • Cultural Competence

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

    Requirements

    • Earned bachelor’s degree in nursing from a nationally accredited program of nursing
    • The equivalent of one year full-time RN experience (minimum of 1500 verifiable hours) at time of application. This experience must have been completed within the last five years.
    • GPA 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale in undergraduate studies
    • Current, unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in the state of practice
    • Resume or CV
    • Two professional and one academic reference
    • Personal statement of professional

    Restrictions

    Not authorized for the following states: Alabama, Alaska, North Dakota, Arkansas, Idaho, Oregon, South Dakota, West Virginia, Louisiana, New York, Oklahoma and Tennessee.
    This program is also closed to all students (including U.S. military and State Department personnel and their family members) residing in a country other than the United States.

    School Overview

    Located in Terre Haute, Indiana State University first opened as the Indiana State Normal School in 1865 and spent nearly one century educating youths to be teachers. Today, this public campus encapsulates 435 acres with more than eleven thousand enrolled students playing host to students worldwide.

    Indiana State Online offers undergraduate and graduate programs to those interested in continuing their education or advancing their careers. We offer more than 60 programs that can be completed entirely online or with minimal on-campus visits. We also offer a variety of online minors, doctoral and specialist programs, and certificates and licensures to those requiring additional education and training in their degree programs.

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