Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner

The Graduate program at Brenau University prepares students for the complexities of health care for the 21st century. Brenau’s MSN programs seek to educate students in a caring environment providing opportunities for collaboration, communication, role competency, advocacy, leadership, and presence. The 18 course, 44 credit hour Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program will prepare graduates to develop role competency, demonstrate scholarly communication and apply evidence-based decision making. The FNP graduate will be qualified to be the healthcare provider for families and individuals of all ages.


Features of the accelerated Adult and Graduate Studies Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner program are:

• Attend class one night a week – courses are scheduled to meet the same night of the week for the entire program

• Take one course at a time

• Meet weekly with a small learning team

• Brenau’s nursing programs are accredited by the Collegiate Commission for Nursing Education (CCNE)

• Brenau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Admissions Requirements:

• Minimum one year of full-time work experience in nursing within the past five years.

• Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from accredited nursing program.

• A minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale of all attempted collegiate work.

• Undergraduate courses in physical assessment and research methods.

• Official transcripts from all higher education institutions attended.

• Current resume and personal statement.

• Two professional references.

• Applicants whose native language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in English by providing current iBT (formerly TOEFL) scores.

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