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Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Practitioner concentration The University of Alabama

USA

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Summary

Nurse Practitioners fill a critical healthcare need in our society. They are health promotion and disease prevention experts who manage and diagnose common acute and chronic illnesses while maintaining a high quality of care. In rural southeast areas, state health disparities make these nurses vital to the patients they treat.

Through The University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing, you can earn your advanced degree without interrupting your career. The convenient blended format combines online courses with face-to-face clinical experiences.

Upon graduation, you will be able to increase access to primary and mental health care for families living in rural areas of Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi.

Concentration:

  • Dual
  • Mental Health
  • Primary Care

Overview - MS in Nursing, concentration in Psychiatric Mental Health and Family Nurse Practitioner

  • 53 credit hours
  • Program progression – 8 semesters - Full-time option only
  • 1,050 clinical hour requirement
  • Optional thesis
  • Students completing the dual Nurse Practitioner concentration will be eligible to sit for the psychiatric-mental health and family nurse practitioner national certification examinations.

Overview - MS in Nursing, concentration in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

  • 42 credit hours
  • Program progression – Part-time (8 semesters) or full-time (5 semesters) options
  • 525 clinical hour requirement
  • Optional thesis
  • Upon successful completion of coursework and clinical requirements, students are eligible to take the psychiatric-mental health national certification examination.

Overview - MS in Nursing, concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner

  • 40 credit hours
  • Program progression – part-time (8 semesters) or full-time (5 semesters) option
  • 525 clinical hour requirement
  • Optional thesis
  • Upon successful completion of coursework and clinical requirements, students are eligible to sit for the family nurse practitioner national certification examination.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Practitioner concentration.

Online/Distance with attendence (45 credit hours)

Tuition fees

USD $420 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

25-May-21, 18-Aug-21, 12-Jan-22

Venue

The University of Alabama

TUSCALOOSA,

Alabama,

35487, United States

Entry requirement for international students

GPA of at least 3.0 overall based on 4.0 grading scale or 3.0 for the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate work
Baccalaureate degree in nursing from a regionally accredited school of nursing
Current unencumbered RN licensure in Alabama, Florida, Georgia or Mississippi

English Language Requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): The minimum score for admission to a degree program or for non-degree admission is 550 on the paper-based TOEFL or 79 on the internet-based TOEFL (iBT); International English Language Testing System (IELTS): The minimum score for admission to a degree program or for non-degree admission is 6.5; Pearson Test of English (PTE): The minimum score of admission to a degree program or for non-degree admission is 59.

Application Deadline - February 1 for fall admission; August 1 for spring admission; December 1 for summer admission.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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