Northern Illinois University

College of Health and Human Sciences



The Graduate School

Northern Illinois University

Dekalb, IL 60115

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Certificate-Family Nurse Practitioner, M.S.N.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The School of Nursing offers a program of graduate studies leading to the Master of Sciencedegree with a major in nursing that is fully accredited by the National League for Nursing. Graduatesare prepared for an advanced practice role as either a Nurse Practitioner or a Clinical NurseSpecialist in a selected field of clinical study. Graduates are eligible to sit for national examinationsfor certification as a family nurse practitioner, an adult nurse practitioner, or an adult clinical nursespecialist.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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