Family Nurse Practitioner Curriculum

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Experience an Expertly Crafted Curriculum Taught by Our Supportive Faculty.

We’re here to educate and support you. With several degrees of student support, no GRE requirements, and a flexible learning environment, we’re breaking down barriers that often prevent bright minds from reaching their full potential in advanced practice. Our inclusive approach to family nursing practice starts with three entry points:

 

Associate Degree in Nursing to MSN

  • Associate Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program
  • Must complete a college-level statistics course prior to the start of classes
  • Active unencumbered RN license
  • General education courses may be required, depending on your prior undergraduate coursework

Non-Nursing Bachelor’s to MSN

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • Must complete a college-level statistics course prior to the start of classes
  • Active unencumbered RN license

Bachelor of Science in Nursing to MSN

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program
  • Must complete a college-level statistics course prior to the start of classes
  • Active unencumbered RN license

Core MSN Courses Include:

NU 304 Health Assessment
NU 403 Evidence for Nursing Practice
NU 404 Concepts and Challenges in Professional Practice
NU 510 Community-Based Nursing Community-Based Nursing (60 clinical hours and community assessment)
NU 601 Nursing Theory
NU 605 Concepts in Nurse Leadership
NU 606 Advanced Pathophysiology
NU 629 Health Promotion - Disease Prevention
NU 631 The Scientific Inquiry for Evidence-Based Practice
HP 609 Health Policy, Politics and Perspectives
NU 641 Advanced Clinical Pharmacology
NU 650 Advanced Health Assessment (64 clinical hours)
NU 668 Roles and Issues in APN

Family (FNP)

NU 664B-X Clinical Concentration Seminar – Primary Care of the Family I (300 Clinical Hours)
NU 664B-X Clinical Concentration Seminar – Primary Care of the Family I (300 Clinical Hours)
NU 665B Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Family II
NU 665B-X Clinical Concentration Seminar – Primary Care of the Family II (300 Clinical Hours)

Electives (select one):

NU 635 Complementary Therapy
NU 661 Care of the Childbearing Woman
NU 643 Advanced Psychopharmacology
HP 626 Sociological, Political, and Economic Perspectives in Gerontology
NU 670 Seminar in Teaching and Learning Nurse Educators (24 field work hours)

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Tuition and Fees

$990

Per credit hour

$100-$300

Estimated cost of textbooks per course

Regis College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.)

Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Designated as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing 2008-2020

Ranked #16 Master of Science in Nursing programs

Master’s Programs Guide ranked Regis #16 in 50 Best Online Master of Science in Nursing Programs.