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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, M.S.N. Family Nurse Practitioner Emphasis - 46 units

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The Master of Science, Nursing (MSN) is designed to prepare Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) to provide primary and acute care services to diverse populations across the healthcare continuum and Nurse Educators to educate students in an academic and/or clinical setting. The curriculum provides students with a strong foundation in quality improvement; safety; and evidence-based practice by focusing on health and the healthcare system using an organizational and systems framework. The MSN program recognizes the role of the master’s prepared nurse in health policy, advocacy, and interprofessional collaboration in the delivery of client-centered, culturally appropriate care with the aim of increasing the health of the population.

Family Nurse Practitioner Emphasis - 22 units

Completion of courses in the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Emphasis will provide students with the necessary clinical hours, and requisite knowledge and skills, to sit for national certification as a FNP and for licensure in California.

Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement

Prior to the awarding of the degree, writing proficiency is demonstrated by completion of NRS 508 with a grade of B or higher.

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