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Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
Sacred Heart University’s online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) provides the skills you will need for increased leadership opportunities.
Develop the clinical skills and knowledge to provide primary care to families in an advanced practice role throughout the lifespan. Study pharmacology, health assessment, and pathophysiology to effectively diagnose and treat illnesses and injuries to patients of all ages. The MSN FNP specialization prepares students to sit for certification exams from the American Nurses Association and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
There is a high level of need for Family Nurse Practitioners in a wide variety of health care settings.
An on-site orientation and two onsite competency/evaluation visits are required.
Current, unencumbered RN license
Bachelor's degree (in nursing or another area) with at least a 3.2 GPA
Statement of professional goals
Two letters of recommendation from your manager and/or supervisor
Proof of malpractice insurance
Accreditation & Licensing
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
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