Program Overview

The Master of Science in Nursing in Family Nurse Practitioner degree offers registered nurses the opportunity to further their career, with specific focus on the individual and families. Curriculum emphasizes prevention and positive healthy lifestyles, and includes studies extending from antepartum period through infancy, childhood, adolescence, and into late adulthood. Students gain knowledge of diagnosis and direct patient care, in addition to policies, education, and clinical practices as they directly relate to today’s diverse population. 

The MSN Family Nurse Practitioner meets core requirements as put forth by the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF). In addition, students successfully earning their Master of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner degree may be eligible for national certification, including AANP and ANCC certification. Students must complete 24 core credits needed for their Master of Science in Nursing degree in addition to another 38 credits in Family Nurse Practitioner, including four supervised clinical practicums.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

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    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

    Requirements

    Students must have a baccalaureate degree in nursing (or be a pending graduate) from an accredited collegiate institution and a GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 semester hours (or 90 QH) taken.

    Restrictions

    Not all online programs at South University are available to residents of all states including those who live in OR, TN, MA, WA, AL and DC.

    School Overview

    South University is a private academic institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social, and professional development of a diverse student population.

    To achieve this purpose, the institution offers focused and balanced curricula at the associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels. A broad-based core curriculum is offered, promoting critical thinking, effective verbal and written communication, and skills for life-long learning. Additionally, the University focuses on developing the requisites to pursue and appreciate knowledge.

    South University’s approach to higher education and the resulting varied academic experiences provide students with the intellectual acumen and pragmatic approach necessary to create the foundation for personal and professional fulfillment.

    South University can provide a comprehensive education that instills within its students a philosophy that values not only learning and professionalism, but also contribution and commitment to the advancement of community.

    South University welcomes those individuals who seek educational challenges. To this end, the University provides a learning environment, both on campus and online, that helps students identify goals and the means to achieve them. With this philosophy in mind, students learn by interacting with a community of faculty, staff, and administration dedicated to South University’s academic purpose.

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