Sep 22, 2021  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Family Nurse Practitioner (M.S.N.)


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(Major Code: 5708)

Admission Requirements


In addition to University requirements for admission, the applicant must have:

  • A minimum of a B.S.N. degree from a CCNE or NLN accredited school of nursing and RN licensure in good standing in the state in which practicums will be completed.
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA with no grade below “C” for the last 60 hour taken.
  • WTAMU Graduate School acceptance.
  • Completion of a basic statistics course with a grade of “C” or higher.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Current immunizations, including Hepatitis B.
  • Formal application to the Graduate Nursing Program (application fee required).

Refer to the “Graduate Catalog” information about admission requirements.

Transfer Students


Refer to “Procedures and Policies” section of the Undergraduate Catalog.

General Requirements


Each student will:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) students must complete the approved 46-hour curriculum.
  • Pass the comprehensive examination synthesis requirement.
  • Comply with any additional Department of Nursing and general University requirements for the Master of Science in Nursing degree.
  • Select one of two thesis options:
    • Option 1 - Thesis
    • Option 2 - Non-Thesis (Students must take six additional hours that enhance research skills or role specialization and enroll in    during their last long semester.)

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