Overview - MS in Nursing, concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner

Primary care nurse

  • 45-51 credit hours
  • Program progression – part-time (8 semesters) or full-time (5 semesters) option
  • 540 clinical hour requirement
  • Optional thesis
  • Upon successful completion of coursework and clinical requirements, students are eligible to sit for the family nurse practitioner national certification examination.

The master's degree program in nursing at The University of Alabama is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).