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Public Health, Master of Science in Nursing/Master Degree

Master of Science in Nursing

Family Nurse Practitioner

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Glenn Hagerstrom
(775) 682-7136

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FNP Post Master's Certificate

Upon completion of the Family Nurse Practitioner option, the graduate will:

  • Function in autonomous and collaborative roles guided by appropriate nurse practice acts.
  • Provide primary care to individuals, families, and communities.
  • Focus on health promotion and maintenance for clients.
  • Utilize the process and method of scientific inquiry in the study of nursing.
  • Contribute to the development of nursing science.
  • Pursue opportunities for enhancement of advance practice.

Master's Family Nurse Practitioner

Call NumberCourse TitleNumber of Credits
NURS 716R* Advanced Ambulatory Pharmacy 1-3
NURS 717R* Advanced Pathophysiology 3
NURS 735R Introduction to Knowledge Development and Scientific Inquiry 3
NURS 736 Health Care Policy and Social Justice 3
NURS 737

Population Aggregate Health Care Issues


NURS 708* Nursing Theories and Family Health Patterns 3
NURS 718* Health Promotion 3
NURS 750R* Advanced Health Assessment 3
NURS 755R* Advanced Primary Care I 3
NURS 751R* Advanced Primary Care I Practice 4
NURS 756R* Advanced Primary Care II 2
NURS 794R* Advanced Primary Care II Practice 1
NURS 757R* Advanced Primary Care III 3
NURS 753R* Advanced Primary Care III Practice 4
NURS 758R* Advanced Primary Care IV 3
NURS 754R* Advanced Primary Care IV Practice 4
*courses required for Post-Masters FNP certificate
NURS 797 Thesis (Plan A) 6


NURS 798 Research Project (Plan B) 3
NURS 795R Comprehensive Examination 1

Total Credits: 52-54

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University of Nevada, Reno

University of Nevada, Reno
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Reno,  NV  89557-

(775) 784-1110
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