MSN Nurse Practitioner Program

MSN Nurse Practitioner Program

MSN Nurse Practitioner Program

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program was established to meet the need for trained professional health care leaders. The MSN Nurse Practitioner prepares Registered Nurses (RN) to sit for the specialty certification exam. The certifying agency determines eligibility for the exam. After completing 22 credit hours of core coursework, students in the Nurse Practitioner track may specialize in one of three areas: Adult Gerontology Acute Care, Family Nurse Practitioner or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Prepares graduates to provide advanced nursing care to adult, older adult and elderly patients with acute, chronic and critical conditions.

Family Practice Nurse Practitioner

Prepares graduates to provide healthcare services in primary care settings to treat and manage health issues for patients of all ages.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Prepares graduates to specialize in treating patients for psychiatric and mental health disorders.