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Master of Science in Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner Specialization

The Master of Science in Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner specialization from Georgetown University is designed to prepare current registered nurses (RNs) to fulfill the role of a competent, caring practitioner responsible for managing the care of families in the primary care setting.

As licensed registered nurses with BSN degrees, our students already have what it takes to care for patients. Earning a master’s degree in Nursing can help them expand their scope of practice and take their career to the next level.

Family Nurse Practitioners (FNPs) are clinical experts who implement a holistic approach that emphasizes both care and cure. They apply cutting-edge science and manage the health needs of patients in primary care settings. The focus of the FNP program is to provide the academic knowledge and clinical skills necessary for health promotion, disease prevention, assessment, and management of common acute and chronic illnesses.

The Master of Science in Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner specialization at Georgetown University helps students:

  • Earn their degree in 17-18 months as a full-time student or in about 24-25 months as a part-time student
  • Become an agent of change at the forefront of primary health care
  • Participate in Web-based learning in a live seminar environment
  • Participate in clinicals at sites arranged by Georgetown faculty in close proximity to their home
  • Conveniently access their courses anywhere, anytime from any Internet-connected computer
  • Review recorded sessions to revisit coursework and presentations at their convenience
  • Enjoy all of the benefits of a Georgetown graduate student, including access to library resources, student services and the Hoya alumni network

The full-time Master of Science in Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner specialization consists of 44 credits broken into five 13-15 week modules and can be completed in 17-18 months.

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Degree Category: Health & Medicine > Nursing > Masters
Degree Subject: Nursing Degree
Degree Level: Master's