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Curriculum & Duration

The online Master of Science in Nursing is 40-43 credit hours, which can be completed in five (5) semesters of full-time study.

To earn the Master of Science in Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner concentration, the student must adhere to the following degree plan requirements:

  • earn a minimum of 42-45 credit hours: Family Nurse Practitioner concentration
  • attain a minimum of 600 precepted clinical hours
  • satisfactorily complete a Focused Scholarly Project or Thesis
  • earn no less than a "B" grade in all coursework

Note: Students who earn less than a "B" grade in a course will be required to repeat that course. A course may be repeated only once. Courses with a grade of "C" may not be applied toward the degree requirements.

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