Family Nurse Practitioner (MS)

A family nurse practitioner meets the healthcare needs of the family by providing primary and specialty care for patients of all ages.

As a student in D'Youville College's master of science FNP program, you will:

  • learn to assess, diagnose and manage common acute and chronic illnesses
  • become skilled in promoting healthy habits and educating patients about disease prevention
  • gain practical experience in women's health, pediatrics and adult settings
  • have the opportunity to work closely with faculty mentors and those from the nursing community
  • take classes on Thursdays and/or Fridays
  • complete the degree program after 40 credit hours
  • be prepared to take the examination for board certification

Career Satisfaction

According to a survey conducted by a leading provider of locum tenens healthcare personnel, Nurse Practitioners are more professionally satisfied than are doctors or perhaps any other type of healthcare professionals.

Majors & Programs

Master's Degree

  • Family Nurse Practitioner MS

Advanced Certificate (post-master's)

Note to applicants: Be sure to check out the application and admission requirements for this program.

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"Interprofessional Education"

The Interprofessional Clinical Advancement Center is a research and academic project that uses professional actors to create real-life patient care simulations for students. Students from eight healthcare disciplines at D'Youville College take part in the Center, including nurse practitioner.

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