Up to 12 credits of transfer cred
Pursue a future as a family nurse practitioner.
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Keiser University’s MSN FNP program focuses on advanced practice nursing knowledge and clinical skills through a family-oriented approach. For Registered Nurses (RN) with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school, the MSN FNP offers coursework surrounding health promotion, injury and illness prevention, and management of acute and chronic illnesses across the lifespan. Upon completion of the program, graduates are required to take the Family Nurse Practitioner Board Certification Examination for licensure and to work as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
This program is aligned with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) guidelines as prescribed in the Essentials of Master’s Education in Nursing (AACN 2011) and with the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) Population Focused Nurse Practitioner Competencies (NONPF 2013).
The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-877-6791.
Featuring a “Student First” mentality, Florida-based Keiser University is committed to providing the education students need to excel in their careers and their lives—whether that is with this FNP program or one of dozens of other graduate school learning opportunities. Our commitment to putting students first leads us to offer several learning options, including both on-campus and online delivery formats.
Through our on-campus or online nurse practitioner program, we help graduates prepare for life-long career success demonstrating clinical expertise, leadership, and high-quality care for patients, families, communities, and healthcare systems.
The family nurse practitioner program from Keiser University is designed to help you advance your ability to help the health and welfare needs of families even as you advance your career prospects. Coursework for your FNP program covers key healthcare areas relevant to family-focused nursing practices, including behavioral health across the lifespan, human diversity, health promotion, disease prevention, global health, social issues, and more. Keiser’s MSN FNP program will help prepare you for leadership and clinical positions to provide quality care to patients, families, communities, and entire healthcare systems.
Keiser University’s Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner program offers the education nursing students need to pursue licensure for FNP careers. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:
To receive a Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner degree, students must earn 49 graduate semester credit hours. Curriculum coursework includes:
|FNP Program Coursework|
|Leadership and Professional Development in Nursing||3.0 credit hours|
|Health Systems, Policy and Resource Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Nursing Theory for Research and Practice||3.0 credit hours|
|Primary Health Care of the Family I||3.0 credit hours|
|Primary Health Care of the Family I Practicum||2.0 credit hours|
|Primary Health Care of the Family II||3.0 credit hours|
|Primary Health Care of the Family II Practicum||2.0 credit hours|
|Primary Health Care of the Family III||2.0 credit hours|
|Primary Health Care of the Family III Practicum||1.0 credit hour|
|Primary Health Care of the Family IV||2.0 credit hours|
|Primary Health Care of the Family IV Practicum||1.0 credit hour|
|Advanced Pathophysiology for Practice||3.0 credit hours|
|Behavioral Health Across the Lifespan||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Health Assessment for Best Practice||3.0 credit hours|
|Principles of Pharmacology for Advanced Practice II||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning II||3.0 credit hours|
|Research for Evidence Based Practice and Outcome Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Family Nurse Practitioner Integration||3.0 credit hours|
|Family Nurse Practitioner Integration Practicum||3.0 credit hours|
|FNP Capstone (FNP Certification)||3.0 credit hours|
From Tampa to Jacksonville to Orlando, we offer several conveniently located Florida-based campuses to choose from. Or pursue an online MSN FNP program through Keiser. Either way, upon graduation from this advanced practice program, you will have earned career-building degree as well as gained the abilities you need to:
Through Keiser’s nurse practitioner program, you will develop a host of skills and insights for providing medical care to generations of families. You will also be prepared for higher-education opportunities, such as a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, or to pursue advanced practice positions like:
You have a heart for providing high-quality healthcare. That is why you became an RN in the first place. Now, with the growing gap in medical service coverage, nursing professionals are being called to provide essential medical care. Take your place with a program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)—this family nurse practitioner program from Keiser University. Learn more about the Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner by Requesting More Info now!