Family Nurse Practitioner - Sample Plan of Study - Full Time

Fall Semester Credits Class Hrs.
Per Week
Clinical Hrs.
Per Week
Format
NUR 500 Theoretical Foundations 3 3 0 Online
NUR 531 Family Theory 2 2 0 Online
NUR 566 Advanced Practice Nursing Lecture* 3 3 0 Online
NUR 567 Advanced Practice Nursing Lab* 2 4 4 On-campus once a week
NUR 570 Pathophysiology 3 3 0  Online
Spring Semester Credits Class Hrs.
Per Week
Clinical Hrs.
Per Week
 Format
NUR 555 Clinical Pharmacology 3 3 0 Online
NUR 560 Nursing Research Methods 3 3 0 Online
NUR 572 Family Health Promotion & Disease Prevention 3 3 0 On-campus twice a month
NUR 580 Beginning Family Clinical 2 0 11

On-campus twice a month &
weekly clinical

Fall Semester Credits Class Hrs.
Per Week
Clinical Hrs.
Per Week
 Format
NUR 503 Advanced Leadership and Health Policy 3 3 0  Online
NUR 652 Family Primary Care I 3 3 0 On-campus once a month
NUR 658 Women's Health Care 2 2 0 Online
NUR 670 Intermediate Family Clinical 3 0 16.5  On-campus once a month &
weekly clinical
Spring Semester Credits Class Hrs.
Per Week
Clinical Hrs.
Per Week
Format
NUR 668 Adult Primary Care II 4 4 0  On-campus once a month
NUR 680 Advanced Adult Clinical 4 0 22 On-campus once a month &
weekly clinical
NUR 692 Culminating Seminar 2 2 0  On-campus once a month
  Total Credits Total Clinical Hours 45   750  

* Prerequisite: successful compilation of an undergraduate health assessment course
(or refresher course NUR 514) within the last five years.

See graduate catalog for details (pre and co-requisites).

Special Notes:

  • This is a sample plan of study and is subject to change.
  • The purpose of this template is for time management and potential planning.
  • There may be additional activities for the above classes that you may need to be on campus for; you will be made aware of this at the beginning of each semester.
  • First year classes typically run on Thursdays and second year classes on Wednesdays.
  • You must have a valid N.Y.S. registered professional nurse license.
  • Clinical hours may be done at an approved clinical location near your home in N.Y.S. ONLY!
  • Clinical hours may vary for Intermediate and Advanced Family Clinical depending on full or part-time plan of study. For each credit of clinical you take you must do 5.5 hours x 15 weeks to fulfill this requirement.
  • Online courses may require the use of Elluminate software that would include a virtual class on specific dates and times.

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