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Family Nurse Practitioner Program

Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner

  • The MSN/FNP program is fully accredited by CCNE.
  • The program offers working professional nurses the opportunity to become licensed and certified as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with prescriptive privileges as a Family Nurse Practitioner. 
  • To accommodate working nurses, classes are scheduled one to two days per week. Most classes meet in the early afternoon through the evening, with occasional weekends.  Click here for a link to the plan of study.

Program Outcomes

  • Establish therapeutic relationships and use a holistic, culturally appropriate, evidence-based approach to assess, diagnose, and prescribe treatments for individuals, families, and clinical populations. 
  • Assume a leadership role in the development and implementation of health promotion interventions for individuals, families, and communities. 
  • Analyze healthcare policy and the effect of these policies on nursing practice and healthcare delivery in order to advocate for improved public healthcare outcomes and the profession of nursing. 
  • Integrate theory, evidence, clinical judgment, research, and interprofessional perspective to improve practice and associated health outcomes for patient populations. 
  • Employ interprofessional collaborative strategies utilizing information and communication technologies in the design, coordination, and evaluation of patient centered care. 

 Why Choose Westminster's Nursing Program?

  • 100% of graduates are successfully employed.
  • Historically, 100% pass rate on certification exams.
  • Extensive service-learning experiences in a variety of urban and rural healthcare settings. 
  • Qualified Nurse Practitioner faculty who maintain current practice. 
  • Small class size.
  • Computer-enhanced, campus-based instruction. 

What Else?

  • Family Nurse Practitioner certificate option, see Academic Catalog for details. 

Important Dates for the Fall 2014 Start Term

  • Application Deadline: March 13th, 2015

Please contact Graduate Admissions at 801-832-2207 for more details.