Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner


Program Deadline: May 31

48 Semester Credit Hours

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Program Information:
The mission of the Dr. F.M. Canseco School of Nursing is to prepare professional nurses to improve the wellbeing of complex and diverse populations. Our curriculum is aimed at educating advance practice nurse leaders who, through research, policy, and practice promote the health and wellbeing of local, national and international communities so that all people can thrive. In doing so, it underscores its geographic and institutional strengths to prepare nursing prospects.
Career Opportunities:
Hospitals, Clinics and Medical Centers, Rehabilitation Centers, Summer Camps, State and Local Health Departments, Colleges and Universities, Insurance Companies, and more.
Program Requirements:

  • Baccalaureate nursing degree (BSN) from a nationally accredited University/College.
  • Successful completion of an undergraduate statistics course.
  • Minimum 2.7 overall GPA and 3.0 upper-level GPA (nursing courses).
  • Valid RN license without restrictions in the State of Texas.
  • Minimum 1 year of work experience as a Registered Nurse in the hospital setting.
  • Required proof of medical insurance, immunizations, and criminal/drug screening data submitted through Verified Credentials at expense of student.
    • TAMIU-specific code to enter Verified Credentials is given after admission application is processed.

Degree Plan for curriculum outline and catalog information.

Department Contact:
College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Mr. Felipe D. Rodríguez
Academic Advisor
Dr. F.M. Canseco Hall (CNS) Suite 111B
5201 University Boulevard
Laredo, Texas 78041-1900

Phone: 956.326.3269
Email: felipe.rodriguez@tamiu.edu

Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center, Suite 223
5201 University Boulevard Laredo, Texas 78041
Telephone: 956.326.3020

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