With a focus on assessment, prevention and instruction, our master of science in nursing gives you a broad education, applicable to today’s evolving healthcare field. An FNP emphasis focuses on primary care across the lifespan with practicums that prepare you for this specialty. Family nurse practitioners demonstrate a commitment to, and understanding of, the relevance of the family’s identified community in the delivery of family-centered care.
- Curriculum meets AACN (American Association of Colleges of Nursing) standards.
- A challenging yet supportive academic environment
- Accredited university program
- Experienced faculty with real world experience
- Courses are offered in a blended format
- Cohorts meet face-to-face for class one afternoon per week
- Students come from a variety of life stages and cultural backgrounds
- Guaranteed practicum
- Coursework includes problem-solving of simulated scenarios
As a graduate of the program, with an FNP emphasis, you will be prepared for teaching, leadership, informatics and healthcare technologies, evidence-based clinical practice, as well as caring for individuals and families.
Stacy Manning, D.N.P., NP-C
- Complete application packet
- Application form
- $90 fee
- Official transcripts
- Three reference forms
- Statement of intent
- Resume or Curriculum vitae
- Personal interview
- BSN degree from an accredited nursing program
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
- Active California registered nursing (RN) license
- Completion of statistics, chemistry and an upper division writing requirement
- Certification as a Public Health Nurse (PHN) in California
- Certified background check
- Evidence of current physical exam and immunization
- Evidence of current malpractice insurance
*Required by end of first semester.