M.S. in Nursing

There are presently two tracks in the Graduate Nursing Program offering an M.S. in Nursing:

  • Family and Community Nurse Practitioner (FCNP)

  • Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (FPMHNP)

The Family & Community Nurse Practitioner Track is comprised of a 48-credit program of study with 672 internship hours and prepares students for a career in Primary Care.  Students who successfully complete this program are eligible to sit for the national board examination for certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP).

The Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Track is comprised of a 50-credit program of study with 798 internship hours and prepares students for a variety of roles in both Primary Care and Behavioral Health.  Students who successfully complete this program are eligible to sit for the national board examination for certification as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (across the lifespan)(PMHNP).