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Master of Science in Nursing with a Specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner (RN to MSN)

The Master of Science in Nursing with Specialization in Family Health Nurse Practitioner degree program (MSN) at South University, Cleveland is designed to develop and enhance the knowledge and skills of registered nurses. It is also designed for those nurses who want to pursue more advanced positions in today’s challenging health care environment.

The program blends nursing theory with advanced practice concepts that will prepare students to work within a health care organization or educational setting. The program consists of 6 core courses and courses in the Family Health Nurse Practitioner specialization. The program includes integrated practical experience, practicums in area of specialization, and a final project to assess learning outcomes.

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) education prepares advanced practice nurses for the current and evolving primary health care system. The South University College of Nursing program focuses on advanced health sciences knowledge and skills to prepare advanced clinicians to deliver leading edge, community-based primary health care to individuals and families across the lifespan. The program places a strong emphasis on health promotion as well as the development of positive health behaviors for clients at different developmental and age stages.

FNP students share course content with fellow students in the Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) programs where appropriate. This structure exposes students to a variety of expert specialty faculty and supports development of inter-specialty relationships in client management.


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