Program Overview

The purpose of this master’s program is to prepare nurses with advanced nursing theory and clinical experiences in the advanced practice nursing role of Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). Students are prepared to assess the health needs and health risks of all family members, apply family theories, and analyze legal, ethical, economic, leadership and professional issues pertinent to nurse practitioners.

Graduates of the FNP Program are:

  • Qualified to be certified as NPs by the State of California
  • Qualified to earn their furnishing number from the State of California
  • Prepared to take national FNP certification exams
  • Prepared to enter a doctoral program in nursing or related field