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Drexel University – Online MSN Family Nurse Practitioner Program2019-07-26T17:04:24+00:00

Drexel University – Online MSN Family Nurse Practitioner Program

Program Overview

According to Drexel University:

“The accredited online MSN Family Nurse Practitioner program was designed for individuals who wish to obtain their MSN or post-graduate certificate and become a family nurse practitioner. The coursework is designed to introduce the NP student to primary care of the family and/or individual across the lifespan from birth to death. The focus is on well care and the management of episodic acute or chronic illnesses. Critical analysis of clinical strategies and interventions in health promotion, health maintenance, disease prevention and common health problems seen in family medicine are studied.”

At a Glance

Total credit hours 56
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Accreditation The master’s degree in nursing at Drexel University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Practicum, internship and/or on-campus intensive Students must complete the following mandatory on-campus intensives:

  • 2nd Year, Summer Term – First clinical course (2-3 days)
  • 3rd Year, Fall Term – Second clinical course (2-3 days
Full-time/part-time/accelerated Part-time
Admission requirements According to Drexel University, to be eligible for admission to the FNP program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from program fully accredited by National League of Nursing (NLN) and/or American Association Colleges of Nursing (AACN.)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above from your BSN
  • 1-2 years of medical/surgical nursing experience preferred
  • A current, unrestricted United States RN license
  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
  • Two professional letters of recommendation from either previous or immediate supervisors or former nursing faculty members who can attest to your clinical knowledge, skill and potential aptitude for graduate study
  • Personal statement (under 1,000 words) that will give the admissions committee a better understanding of why you are choosing this particular program of study, your plans upon completion of the graduate degree, and how your current work experience will enhance your experience in this MSN program
  • Resume including specific details of your responsibilities and job experiences
  • A copy of your United States RN license (License verification from your nursing license registry website is acceptable)