Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
University of Southern California

Program Details

​The online MSN / Family Nurse Practitioner degree program from the University of Southern California incorporates evidence-based nursing aimed at helping nurse practitioner students develop comprehensive skills in advanced nursing practice to deliver effective treatment and preventive care to patients and communities. The curriculum also integrates concepts from social work, giving students a strong understanding of social factors related to health. Program topics include, but are not limited to:

  • ​Clinical Management of Adult Patients
  • ​Clinical Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Clinical Management of Childbearing/Childrearing Family
  • ​Family Primary Care
  • Health Policy Principles
  • ​Human Behavior in Social Environments
  • Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Research and Analytical Methods
  • ​Research Evidence in Practice

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Southern California is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

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

  • Students are required to travel to campus for two on-campus intensive with USC faculty
  • Must be a registered nurse licensed in the United States and reside within the U.S.
  • One year of clinical experience