The online MSN / Family Nurse Practitioner degree program from UT Tyler prepares students to care for the health needs of patients across the lifespan. The curriculum is based on a strengths model, where the student’s strengths are identified and developed throughout the program.
Web-based courses provide a flexible format and schedule while providing preparation for the national FNP certification exam. Courses challenge students to address problems and issues through creative thinking, innovation, and research of data and observable facts. Students learn to respond ethically to data, behavior, choices, and consequences.
Classwork covers topics such as:
- Advanced pathophysiology
- Advanced health assessment
- Primary care
- Healthcare informatics
- Health policy and population health
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
The University of Texas at Tyler is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- The program requires 1-2 days per semester on campus.
- Applicants with GPA lower than 3.0 may be granted conditional admission based on satisfactory GRE scores.
- Applicants must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a nationally accredited college, including an undergraduate statistics course with grade C or better.
- Submit proof of licensure in the state where clinical practicum will occur and proof of current BCLS CPR certification before beginning clinical courses.