Why Attend USF for the Family Nurse Practitioner program?

Nursing is a service-oriented profession that will allow you to make a difference in people’s lives. Completing the Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner program will prepare you to work with patients throughout the life span, diagnosing illnesses, conducting exams and prescribing therapeutic treatments and medications. Based on nursing and related theories, this program builds on the knowledge and competencies you gained through prior education to help you apply research findings to clinical and community health issues.

After Graduation

The Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner program will prepare you to function as a professional nurse in advanced practice roles in primary care settings, where you will provide holistic, comprehensive care. As a family nurse practitioner, you will coordinate health care programs within complex systems in an era of health care reform. You will use critical thinking, creativity and problem solving skills that require in-depth nursing knowledge.

Our alumni are currently working for companies including:

  • Nursing Homes
  • Home Health Care Agencies
  • Physician Offices