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Online MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner – Apply by July 16

Nursing through a social work lens

USC’s Master of Science in Nursing program prepares nurses to deliver high-quality health care while considering the social determinants that affect health and well-being. Coursework encompasses health promotion and education, disease prevention, physical assessment and diagnosis, pathophysiology and pharmacology, and illness management.

MSN students must complete 50 credit hours of coursework and 680 clinical hours. Students who are required to take the bridge course prior to admission will complete 52 credits. The program is offered on a full-time (five semesters) and part-time (eight semesters) basis and can be completed in 21 to 33 months.

Our master’s degree program in nursing at the University of Southern California is accredited by both the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN).

About Online MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner – Apply by July 16

The online FNP program’s curriculum is designed and delivered by distinguished faculty, who are active, respected nurses in the field. With an integrative approach to health care, the MSN program teaches you to identify the root causes of health issues such as illness and premature death.

As a student, you will explore the biomedical, psychological, social, cultural, environmental and economic influences on health care through an understanding of clinical research and evidence-based practice.

The program incorporates online and in-person education. The online format allows you to seamlessly connect with USC faculty and fellow aspiring FNPs. You are encouraged to collaborate with your peers and faculty during online discussion groups, regularly held office hours and while attending two on-campus intensives.


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