• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

You will be trained in the advanced skills necessary to work autonomously or in collaboration with other healthcare professionals to provide family-focused care.

As a family nurse practitioner (FNP), you can provide continuing and comprehensive healthcare across all ages by applying evidence-based clinical care to families, while promoting the synthesis of academic knowledge with ethically sound nursing practice.

Throughout the Nursing Practice - Family Nurse Practitioner program at Liberty University , you will apply theory, clinical, and administrative knowledge, as well as best practices and policy to design and implement inter-collaborative innovative solutions to improve healthcare.

Potential Career Options with a Doctoral Family Nurse Practitioner Degree

  • Clinical researcher
  • Family nurse practitioner
  • Healthcare management
  • Nursing administrator

Accreditation

CCNE accredited

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    78 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Women’s Health
  • Family Nursing: Acute Health
  • Infants and Children’s Health
  • Family Nursing: Chronic Health

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Admission application
    • Application fee
    • Official college transcripts
    • Statement of Purpose
    • Proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

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