Pittsburg State University
College of Arts and Sciences
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