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Master of Science Nurse Practitioner


Course Description

Overview

Nurse practitioners are advanced practice nurses who function as primary care providers to clients of any age, focusing on common health care problems. These skilled health care providers use expert clinical judgment and decision making in the performance of comprehensive health assessments, differential diagnoses and prescribing of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions in the direct treatment of health problems. These work in collaborative practices with primary care physicians to deliver culturally sensitive care to clients.
Nurse practitioners programs include:

Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP)
Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP)
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP)
Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP)

Additional Entry Requirement Information

Applicants who do not meet these criteria but have a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the last 60 hours of course work toward the undergraduate nursing degree may be considered for provisional admission on an individual basis. For applicants who have a baccalaureate degree in nursing and a master's degree in another field, the graduate GPA will be used in making the admission decision. GRE or MAT scores are not required for students with a master's degree in another field.

Entry Requirements

Current license to practice professional nursing in the USCompletion of a basic statistics courseBaccalaureate degree with an upper division major in nursing from a program accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting bodyMinimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B average) in the last 60 hours of course work toward the undergraduate nursing degree and a minimum GPA of 3.0 (B average) in all prior graduate course workGraduate Record Examination (GRE) verbal and quantitative scores or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) scores

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