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University of Colorado – Online Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner Program2018-09-06T16:25:28+00:00

University of Colorado – Online Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner Program

Program Overview

According to the University of Colorado:

“Our Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program is designed to provide the clinical skills and academic knowledge to promote health and treatment of physiologic and psychologic health, disease prevention, advanced physical assessment, and management of common acute and chronic illnesses.”

At a Glance

URL http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/nursing/programs-admissions/graduate-programs/graduate-specialties/Pages/family-nurse-practitioner.aspx
Total credit hours 56 credit hours
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Practicum, internship and/or on-campus intensive Most students can complete the program at a distance, but need to be able to attend on-campus intensives. The FNP requires 14 credits of clinical experience, which equals 630 contact hours. For those who live outside these counties, students assume responsibility for active participation in finding and securing faculty-approved clinical site placements
Full-time/part-time/accelerated Full-time
Time to complete 2.5 years
Admission requirements According to the University of Colorado, to be eligible for admission to the FNP program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Applicants must have at least a Bachelor Degree in Nursing from a CCNE or ACEN accredited program and Regionally Accredited Institution
  • 3.0 undergraduate nursing GPA
  • Both an (undergraduate) nursing research and statistics course are required prior to starting the program. Both courses need to have been completed at an accredited institution and a grade of “C” or higher must have been earned.
  • Current, unencumbered RN license
  • Three letters of reference