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Family Nurse Practitioner Program

Innovation led by dedicated faculty

Started in 1988, our Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program offers students the opportunity to advance their careers in primary care, caring for patients from pediatrics through geriatrics. Our FNP students learn to work in interdisciplinary teams to promote holistic family and community health.

  • Licensure Requirements

    Required: An active, valid & unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state(s) which the student participates in clinical learning experiences.

  • Degree Requirements

    Required: a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from an accredited college of university.

  • GPA Requirements

    Required: a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 & a minimum GPA of 3.0 for all upper division courses.

  • Required Application Documents

    Required: a resume, all relevant transcripts, a personal statement (see personal statement guidelines) & one (1) professional reference from a clinical manager or other authority speaking on your commitment to discovery of new knowledge, your current knowledge in a clinical area & your dedication to the profession.

  • Work Experience Requirements

    Required: A minimum of one (1) year of recent experience as a registered nurse (RN).

 
 

    7

    Semesters

    14

    Courses

    $22,171

    ✳ Total Tuition


    • 1

       Semester

      2 Courses (6 Hours)

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       Cost of Attendance

      $1,757

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    • 2

       Semester

      2 Courses (5 Hours)

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       Cost of Attendance

      $2,770

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    • 3

       Semester

      2 Courses (6 Hours)

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       Cost of Attendance

      $2,644

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    • 4

       Semester

      2 Courses (8 Hours)

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       Cost of Attendance

      $4,231

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    • 5

       Semester

      2 Courses (9 Hours)

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       Cost of Attendance

      $4,156

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    • 6

       Semester

      2 Courses (9 Hours)

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       Cost of Attendance

      $4,219

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    • 7

       Semester

      2 Courses (6 Hours)

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       Cost of Attendance

      $3,360

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      ✳ – Total tuition & fees. Does not include book fees.

      Family Nurse Practitioner Program Curriculum & Tuition

      • Semester 1
        Course Number Course Name Hours
        GNRS 5373 Theoretical and Research Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
        GNRS 5355 Pathophysiology 3
        Semester 2
        Course Number Course Name Hours
        GNRS 5307 Advanced Health Assessment 3
        GNRS 5217 NP Diagnostic Reasoning 2
        Semester 3
        Course Number Course Name Hours
        GNRS 5301 Pharmacology 3
        GNRS 5346 Public Policy 3
        Semester 4
        Course Number Course Name Hours
        GNRS 5669 Introduction to Primary Care of Adults 6
        GNRS 5266 Families and Health Promotion 2
        Semester 5
        Course Number Course Name Hours
        GNRS 5670 Primary Care: Children and Comprehensive Prenatal Care 6
        GNRS 5349 Informatics/Quality Improvement 3
        Semester 6
        Course Number Course Name Hours
        GNRS 5668 FNP Chronic Illness 6
        GNRS 5350 NP Business and Roles 3
        Semester 7
        Course Number Course Name Hours
        GNRS 53371 Public Health Principles in Advanced Practice Nursing 3
        GNRS 5302 FNP Clinical Practicum 3
      • Total (Tuition & Course Fees) $22,171
        Semester 1
        Tuition and University Fees $1,444
        Course Fees $174
        Book Fees $139
        Semester 2
        Tuition and University Fees $1,879
        Course Fees $697
        Book Fees $194
        Semester 3
        Tuition and University Fees $2,207
        Course Fees $348
        Book Fees $89
        Semester 4
        Tuition and University Fees $2,934
        Course Fees $907
        Book Fees $390
        Semester 5
        Tuition and University Fees $3,191
        Course Fees $965
        Book Fees $0
        Semester 6
        Tuition and University Fees $3,191
        Course Fees $965
        Book Fees $63
        Semester 7
        Tuition and University Fees $2,446
        Course Fees $823
        Book Fees $91

      FNP Program Highlights

      Leadership Immersion

      Opportunities to immerse in the theoretical aspects of leadership practice & apply these theories in clinical settings.

      Simulation Experiences

      UTMB offers state-of-the-art simulation laboratories to provide useful and realistic scenarios to educate students in a safe environment.

      Patient Care Outcomes

      Critical thinking is developed to identify improvement opportunities & conduct change to improve care delivery & improve safety.

      Real World Applications

      Students increase skills in cost-effective problem solving, process improvement, risk assessment & the reduction of health care cost.

      Faculty Expertise

      Our caring, experienced and innovative faculty are known for their commitment to student success.

      Online Flexibility

      Students come to campus for orientation and each semester for 2-3 days. We have our own technical team to assist students with online learning.

      Classroom Feel

      A highly interactive peer group adds depth to your learning experience through sharing ideas and collaboration.

      Clinical Practicum

      The clinical experiences utilize the student’s acquired skills to improve the quality of health care in their geographic location.

      Contact Us

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