The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) sequence prepares graduates to function in an advanced practice role for direct health care services that integrate preventive and self-care measures, as well as the diagnosis and management of commonly occurring acute and chronic health conditions. The role also includes participation in and use of research, development, and implementation of health policy, and education of individuals and groups.
The Family Nurse Practitioner master's program has a blended curriculum, with some courses offered online and others on-campus.
A student applying to a master's program must:
International students can learn more about specific application requirements by visiting the Office of Admissions.
A student applying to this program must:
Two years of recent full-time relevant clinical or administrative nursing experience is preferred, but not required.
The University provides graduate assistantships as a means of financial support. They are intended as a way to facilitate a student's progress to degree while providing important professional development.
To be eligible for an assistantship a student must, generally,
Graduate assistants receive
See Student Accounts for information on tuition and fees. Funding for graduate students is available from several different sources. Students who have been admitted from continuous states including Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, and Wisconsin will receive in-state tuition.
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