Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner: Emergency Specialty
Samford University

Program Details

Samford University offers an online MSN program with a Family Nurse Practitioner track specializing in Emergency services. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for both the Family Nurse Practitioner and Emergency Nurse Practitioner national certification exams.

The curriculum is designed to prepare students to manage various levels of emergent and urgent care for patients of all ages. After graduation and certification, nurses will have the ability to care for patients in primary care settings as well as urgent care facilities and hospital-based emergency departments.

Courses in this program feature topics including:

  • Common diagnostics and procedures
  • Emergency care
  • Advanced physiology and pathophysiology
  • Advanced physical assessment
  • Pharmacotherapeutics for advanced nursing practice

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Samford University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse