The online MSN / Family Nurse Practitioner degree program prepares students to deliver primary care to underserved rural populations. Coursework covers topics such as:
Rural theory and health policy
Graduates are 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.
Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited program or an associate’s degree in nursing from an accredited program with a bachelor’s degree in another field.
3.0 GPA in all nursing coursework.
Current RN license in good standing to practice as a registered nurse in Arizona, or eligibility to obtain an Arizona license, or meet the Arizona Board of Nursing regulations regarding multistate licensure.
3 letters of recommendation.
Prerequisites: Completion of an undergraduate introduction to statistics course from a college or university with a grade of “C” or better, or a Pass; Another option is completion of a graduate course in statistics, passed with a “B” grade or higher, and completed prior to enrollment in NUR 530.; Completion of undergraduate courses in nursing research (didactic) and public health nursing (didactic and clinical) with grades of “B” or better.
IVP Fingerprint clearance card.
Clinical Health Requirements.
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
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