MSN > Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Track
As the profession of nursing continues to expand its role in the area of advanced practice nursing, Union University offers a Post-Master’s graduate nursing education curriculum for professional nurses to gain an academic preparation as a Family Nurse Practitioner. The focus of the academic preparation is to serve the community in the areas of adult, pediatric, and women’s health.
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|Demonstrate earned MSN degree or complete the following MSN courses::|
|NUR 515||Advanced Nursing Statistics for the Health Sciences||3|
|NUR 526||Theory and Ethics for Advanced Nursing Practice||2|
|NUR 533||Advanced Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice||3|
|NUR 523||Clinical Prevention and Population Health||2|
|NUR 545||Health Systems and Leadership for Advanced Nursing Practice||2|
|NUR 516||Informatics and Healthcare||3|
|NUR 559||Role Development and Collaborative Strategies in Advanced Nursing Practice||2|
|Family Nurse Practitioner courses:|
|NUR 544||Advanced Health Assessment (40 lab hours)||3|
|BIO 500||Advanced Pathophysiology||2|
|NUR 622||Advanced Pharmacology||3|
|NUR 617||Primary Care of the Family: Pediatric and Women's Health (160 clinical hours)||4|
|NUR 600||Primary Care Provider Procedures||2|
|NUR 547||Primary Care of Family: Health Promotion (160 clinical hours)||4|
|NUR 639||Primary Care of Family: Acute and Chronic Management (160 clinical hours)||4|
|NUR 650||Specialty Focus Practicum (80 clinical hours)||2|
|NUR 558||Transitions to Advanced Practice Nursing||2|
|Scholarly Project/ Thesis
select one cognate course in Nursing Education or Administration
NUR 529 Healthcare and Missions during Spring semester
|Total Credit Hours||29|
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2013-2014 Tuition Rates
- $510 per credit hour
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- Previously earned Master of Science in Nursing degree
- Last 60 hours GPA 3.0
- Cumulative science GPA (Anatomy and Physiology 1 and 2, statistics) of 3.0 on 4.0 scale
- Union University School of Nursing application with $50 application fee
- Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions
- Three letters of professional/academic reference specifying the applicants capabilities for graduate study. One letter of reference must be from the applicant's immediate supervisor.
- Proof of unencumbered RN license
- Case Study during the interview process
Required After Admission
- Clear criminal background check
- Clear urine drug screen
- Immunization Records
- Current CPR Health Care Provider Certification
Disclosure Statement Regarding Gainful Employment for Post Master's Certificate: Family Nurse Practitioner
On-time graduation: Our post master's certificate: Family Nurse Practitioner is cohort based. There is no other option for curriculum completion. Therefore; all students will graduate at the end of the four semester program, typically in December of the year following their enrollment date.
Tuition and fees: Tuition for the post-master's certificate: Family Nurse Practitioner is $460 per credit hour. The program is 34 credit hours for a total tuition cost of $15,640. Fees are approximately $200 for the program bringing the total cost of tuition and fees to approximately $15,840.
Books and supplies: The cost of books and supplies for the program is approximately $700.
Room and board: Students typically live off campus in their own homes.
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