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Family Nurse Practitioner for Certified Nurse Practitioners Option Curriculum

This option prepares the BSN-prepared nurse midwife and nurse practitioner who wants to expand their population focus and enables them to sit for a Family Nurse Practitioner national certification examination.

The 30-credit minimum master’s program consists of:

Required Courses (30 credits)

NURS 501 Perspectives in Advanced Practice Nursing
NURS 503 Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS 504 Advanced Human Pathophysiology
NURS 506 Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice and Research
NURS 603 Individual, Family, and Community Systems
NURS 604 Research and Evidence-Based Nursing for Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS 633 Advanced Holistic Health Assessment
NURS 643 Primary Care of the Childbearing Family
NURS 690 Practicum in the Nurse Practitioner Role
NURS 694 Capstone Seminar
NURS 705 Capstone Project in Nursing


Clinical Courses:*

NURS 636 Primary Care
NURS 637 Primary Care III
NURS 638 Primary Care II

*Required clinical courses will be determined based on the area of current certification and practice.

Code: NURS_MSN02


Graduation Requirements

30-credit minimum


Program Code: NURS_MSN02

Required Courses


TCNJ's Department of Nursing is not accepting transfers into our four year traditional bachelor’s of science in nursing program at this time. We are accepting applications for the ABSN program.Learn More