Family Nursing

Graduates of the program in family nursing are prepared to provide advanced practice nursing care to families in a variety of settings. The CNS role is not available as a functional role if following the Family MS program.

Students choose functional preparation in one of four roles:

  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Administrator

Full-Time Program Plan (part-time study options are also available)

Semester I (Fall) Credits
N502 Health Assessment 3
N600 Advanced Quantitative Analysis 3
N532 Health Care Delivery Systems 3
N518 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan 3
(Total Credits) 12
Semester II (Spring) Credits
N503 Scientific Inquiry: Theoretical Foundations 2-3
N519 Advanced Pharmacology 3
N521 Nursing in Family Practice I 3
Functional Role I 4
(Total Credits) 13
Semester III (Fall) Credits
N535 Scientific Inquiry: Application 2
N522 Nursing in Family Practice II 3
Functional Role II 4
Elective 3
(Total Credits) 12
Semester IV (Spring) Credits
N570 Proseminar 2
N596 Nursing in Family Practice III 3
Functional Role III 4
Elective or Thesis 3
(Total Credits) 12
Total Credits 48-49


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Last Updated: 10/30/15