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Master of Science: Family Nurse Practitioner

The purpose of this program is to prepare an advanced practice generalist who possesses knowledge, skills, and attitudes to provide community focused primary care for culturally diverse families in rural or medically underserved areas. This includes advanced theory and clinical education emphasizing: Primary health across the life span for underserved rural or urban populations and high quality, cost-effective, unique health care that results in a high level of patient satisfaction.

Admission Process

Program of Study

Clinical Placements Handbook (PDF)

Scholarships and Financial Aid:

The School of Nursing(SON) offers many scholarships to SON students. All prospective and accepted SON students are encouraged to fill out their FAFSAand the UNCW Scholarship Applicationin mySeaportto be eligible to receive an award from the university or SON.

Other scholarship opportunities outside of UNCW (external links):

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