Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
The University of Texas Medical Branch

Program Details

Family Nurse Practitioners serve a wide-ranging patient base, caring for individuals and families from infancy through geriatrics. The online MSN / Family Nurse Practitioner degree track from The University of Texas Medical Branch prepares expert FNPs ready to work in interdisciplinary teams to promote holistic family and community health

Students have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the theoretical aspects of leadership practice and apply them in clinical settings. Coursework emphasizes critical thinking related to improvement opportunities in care delivery and safety standards. This BSN to FNP program enhances students’ skills in areas such as cost-effectiveness, process improvement, and risk assessment.

Topics covered in this online FNP degree program include:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Advanced health assessment
  • Nurse practitioner diagnostic reasoning
  • Pharmacological principles and clinical therapeutics

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • One year of recent experience as a registered nurse
  • Current (active), valid, unencumbered license