Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN)

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22 Month Master's Degree
49 Total Credits

1 Course Per Term
5 Week Terms

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Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN) Overview

你喜欢改变病人的生活, families, 和同事,想继续你的教育与护理硕士学位. 随着医疗环境以闪电般的速度变化, having the skills and knowledge to lead high-performing organizations or nursing education programs is critical. 护士们正在引领美国医疗保健体系的改善.S. 通过提升学位和充分利用他们所受教育的实践. Be one of these nurses!

十大正规平台 University’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program encompasses two distinct  concentrations: Nursing Education and Family Nurse Practitioner. The concentrations are guided by the National League for Nursing’s Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) competencies and the American Association of Nurse Practitioner’s (AANP) core and population-specific competencies.

MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner

If you love working with patients but want to play a bigger role in their treatment, 成为一名家庭执业护士可能是正确的选择. 十大正规平台 University’s MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner program can prepare you to treat patients of all ages, diagnosing illnesses, prescribing drugs, ordering diagnostic tests, and performing physical exams. Advanced practice nursing provides the close patient contact you have always enjoyed.

十大正规平台 University’s College of Nursing offers this program completely online to accommodate your busy schedule. Graduates of the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) concentration will be able to provide primary care and/or specialty nursing in ambulatory, and long-term care settings.  Moreover, by completing this program, you will be eligible to take the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Board Certification Exam offered by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Once Board Certified, 您将有资格在各种健康环境中担任职位, such as:

  • Provider Offices
  • Public Health Departments
  • Urgent Care
  • Industrial Settings/Occupational Health

取得家庭执业护士执照(FNP), 必须通过AANP或ANCC认证考试.  Licensure may be required by employers to practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

What’s more, by taking classes year-round, you could complete the MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner program in as little as 22 months.  


MSN - Nursing Education

有人告诉你你是个好老师吗, you know how to talk to students, 或者你是护理专业学生的好导师? Are you looking for a career that advances the profession and makes a difference one nursing student at a time? 如果是这样,护理教育的MSN学位非常适合你!

In the Nurse Educator concentration, 你运用教育的理论基础, policy and politics of healthcare, statistics, healthcare technology, curriculum planning/development, and teaching and learning strategies in the online or hybrid classroom and in practicum settings. 您将使用当前的技术,如ipad, apps, Wikis, 还有博客来学习和分享你的知识. 在这里了解更多关于MSN -护理教育的信息.

Whether you are a bedside nurse looking toward career advancement or a nursing leader seeking advanced knowledge and skills, 十大正规平台的护理硕士课程可以帮助你的职业生涯向前发展. Nursing is moving toward advanced education due to forces such as the Institute of Medicine Report on the Future of Nursing (2010)*, 医院努力成为卓越的中心, 消费者要求更高的标准和更好的结果. Nurses no longer advance through the ranks and aspire to change the world of nursing without being educated to the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to lead the change. Nursing, as any other business, has now become data driven where outcomes are measured and strategic plans for improvement are written, implemented, and evaluated. 十大正规平台 University’s Master’s in Nursing Program will prepare you to lead the way.


* Institute of Medicine (2010). 护理的未来:引领变革,促进健康. Available at:


CCNE Accredited

弗吉尼亚海滩十大正规网堵平台的护理硕士学位课程, Virginia campus is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( ).


MSN, Concentration in Nursing Education

Graduates with a concentration in nursing education will be eligible for positions in a variety of health care and academic settings such as:

  • Patient Education
  • Clinical Nurse Educator
  • Director of Professional Practice
  • Director of Staff Development
  • 实习、副学士或学士学位水平的护理学院


Graduates holding a master degree in Family Nurse Practitioner will be eligible for positions in a variety of community settings such as:

  • Provider Offices
  • Public Health Departments
  • Urgent Care
  • Industrial Settings/Occupational Health

Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN) Outcomes


  • Integrate evidence-based nursing practice and related sciences for the continual improvement of nursing care to individuals, families, and communities. 
  • Perform as a member, educator, and leader of nursing by developing and implementing patient safety measures and quality improvement initiatives as part of an inter-professional team using appropriate theories, communication skills, and effective group dynamics.
  • Apply systematic quality management models that meet patient safety goals and initiatives and improve nursing care and patient outcomes
  • Act as a change agent by substantiating and applying research outcomes in practice and education settings to resolve nursing practice problems; and translate and disseminate resulting nursing knowledge
  • Ethically utilize current technologies to communicate with the interdisciplinary team, 改善和协调整个连续体的护理, 加强护理教育的实施和效果, leadership and advanced practice, and analyze healthcare data.
  • Advocate for policies that improve the health of the public and the profession of nursing by using the broad determinants of health (psychosocial, economic, and cultural factors), 以及护理的法律和伦理基础.
  • 实施当前的实践标准和医疗保健政策进行设计, deliver, 管理和评估文化适宜性, 针对特定人群的循证教育和护理.
  • Analyze various roles of graduate-level nursing and synthesize personal philosophies of nursing within the changing education or healthcare environments.
  • 通过扮演护士教育者的角色来展示角色发展, leader or advanced practitioner by integrating the concepts related to the area of practice demonstrating expertise, evidence-based practice, and the appropriate competencies.


Admission Requirements

  1. 完成招生人员的个人面试.
  2. 完成研究生入学申请和入学协议.
  3. Bachelor's degree in Nursing from a program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and from an academic institution recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  4. Undergraduate coursework. 申请人以前没有统计学本科课程, health assessment, or research may be required to complete one or more prerequisite courses prior to acceptance in the graduate program.
  5. 本科累积平均绩点(CGPA) 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale).
  6. 目前的简历和未受限制的注册护士执照. Each applicant submits a current resume that indicates current nursing work experience in the field in the last 3 years.

Program Requirements



To receive the Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Nursing Education at the Lake Mary, Florida campus, 学生必须修满54个学分和162个学时的实习. 该计划需要至少4个季度或12个月的教学.


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