This specialty focuses on promoting the health of individuals, families, and groups and identifying and treating common health problems across the life span. Students develop advanced skills in communication, health assessment, health teaching, nursing interventions and evaluation. Students are prepared as nurse practitioners and are eligible to sit for the national family nurse practitioner certification exams. The Family Health Nursing Nurse Practitioner Program’s goal is to provide advanced practice nursing education with a focus on the management of health problems, research, leadership and health promotion among diverse populations.
The master's program prepares the advanced practice nurse to:
- Provide health care to diverse populations and
- Demonstrate professional leadership roles
Graduates of the master's program are prepared to
- Practice in the advanced nursing role of the specialty,
- Collaborate with individuals, families, peers and other professionals, and
- Effectively demonstrate leadership in the profession.
For more information, please visit the online Academic Catalog.
2017 Admission FAQ (pdf)
Master's Nursing Program Student Handbook (pdf)
To apply, please visit Graduate Admissions.
Contact: Valerie King, DNP, FNP-BC, 978-934-4454, firstname.lastname@example.org