Family Nurse Practitioner
The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program prepares registered nurses to fulfill the role of a competent, dedicated practitioner responsible for managing the care of families in the primary care setting. FNPs are clinical experts who implement a holistic approach that emphasizes both care and cure. They apply cutting-edge science and manage the health needs of patients in primary care settings.
The focus of the FNP program is to provide the academic knowledge and clinical skills necessary for health promotion, disease prevention, assessment, and management of common acute and chronic illnesses. Graduates will be eligible to sit for the Family Nurse Practitioner certification exam offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) . Our graduates regularly achieve outstanding first-time pass rates on their FNP exams.
Earning your FNP certification can position you for tremendous career advancement and give you the tools you need to make a greater impact on the well-being of patients across the lifespan. The program is available in either a full- or part-time format and consists of: