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Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

 

Program Deadline: February 28th

48 Semester Credit Hours


Program Information:
The mission of the Dr. F.M. Canseco School of Nursing is to prepare professional nurses to improve the wellbeing of complex and diverse populations. Our curriculum is aimed at educating advance practice nurse leaders who, through research, policy, and practice promote the health and wellbeing of local, national and international communities so that all people can thrive. In doing so, it underscores its geographic and institutional strengths to prepare nursing prospects.
 
Career Opportunities:
Hospitals, Clinics and Medical Centers, Rehabilitation Centers, Summer Camps, State and Local Health Departments, Colleges and Universities, Insurance Companies, and more.
 
Program Requirements:

  • Baccalaureate nursing degree (BSN) from a nationally accredited University/College.
  • Successful completion of an undergraduate statistics course.
  • Minimum 2.7 overall GPA and 3.0 upper-level GPA (nursing courses).
  • Valid RN license without restrictions in the State of Texas.
  • Minimum 1 year of work experience as a Registered Nurse in the hospital setting.
  • Required proof of medical insurance, immunizations, and criminal/drug screening data submitted through Verified Credentials at expense of student.
    • TAMIU-specific code to enter Verified Credentials is given after admission application is processed.

Degree Plan for curriculum outline and catalog information.


Department Contact:
College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Dr. F.M. Canseco Hall (CNS)
5201 University Boulevard
Laredo, Texas 78041-1900
Phone: 956.326.2450
Email: graduateschool@tamiu.edu


Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center, Suite 206
5201 University Boulevard Laredo, Texas 78041
Telephone: 956.326.3020