Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Program Details

The MSN for Family Nurse Practitioner program is for those seeking to serve as a primary care provider. Core classes include the scientific foundations of nursing practice, population health, health informatics, and leadership courses. This program is mostly online, though certain skill labs are hosted at the main campus.

Graduates are prepared for the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Exams and American Nurses Credentialing Center's Family Nurse Practitioner.

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center 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

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

Additional Info

  • Must have a valid RN license, in addition to one year of RN experience
  • Requires completion of an accredited BSN degree
  • Requires BLS certification
  • On-campus requirements include a one day orientation, along with 7-8 days throughout the program for OSCEs (objective structured clinical examination).

Restricted States

Arizona, California, Louisiana, New York, Oregon, Washington