Pittsburg State University

College of Arts and Sciences



1701 S. Broadway

Pittsburg, KS 66762

United States


1-620-235-4223 0



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.N.-Family Nurse Practitioner; M.S.N.-Family Health Education; M.S.N.-Administration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate program in Family Health Nursing builds upon the baccalaureate degree in nursing with an emphasis on the family. The family is the focus of nursing, and through assessment and intervention with the family unit, both individual and societal health is promoted. Advanced practice nursing education at PSU is responsive to the health care needs in rural southeast Kansas. They will be designated as either a Family Clinical Nurse Specialist (by selecting an emphasis in either Family Health Education or Family Health Administration) or as a Family Nurse Practitioner depending upon their choice of emphasis. The master’s program prepares its graduates for advanced practice in nursing. Graduates are eligible for national certification examinations and to apply to the Kansas State Board of Nursing for Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) status upon completion of their degree.


Accreditation by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Commission on Collegiate Nursing

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Distant Town

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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