M.S. in Advanced Practice Nursing
Program Offerings in Advanced Practice Nursing
The M.S. in Advanced Practice Nursing offers 3 programs of study:
- Family Nurse Practitioner (F.N.P.): qualifies you to seek certification and employment as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
- Clinical Nurse Specialist (C.N.S.): qualifies you to seek certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in a Maternal/Child or Adult/Gerontology clinical specialty.
- Nurse Educator (N.E.): qualifies you to seek certification as a Certified Nurse Educator and practice in faculty roles and staff development.
Post-master's certifications are also available for all three programs. You may also choose to continue on to doctoral study.
The curriculum of all three programs reflects a commitment to the fundamental nature of nursing, which is professional caring for people by providing compassionate, holistic, evidence-based care to diverse populations.
Fisher's Nursing faculty are committed to working with you to plan a program of study that promotes personal balance while successfully completing program requirements. Our Nursing faculty value diversity in perspectives, experiences, and learning styles, and anticipate that you will engage in self-directed, interactive learning characterized by integrity, initiative, and interpersonal growth.