Family Nurse Practitioner MSN

The Family Nurse Practitioner option of the MSN program focuses on the delivery of primary care to families and persons of all ages within the health care delivery system.

What You'll Study

The core curriculum of Youngstown State's Master of Science in Nursing degree program centers on professional nursing issues, nursing science, and research methods for building nursing knowledge. If you're specifically interested in developing your career toward comprehensive primary health care to families and patients throughout their lifespan, choose our Family Nurse Practitioner option to focus your degree.

Through the program, you'll learn how to provide primary care to families and persons of all ages within the Health Care Delivery System. You'll incorporate a variety of theories from nursing and related fields into the nurse practitioner role, all while analyzing social issues related to the Health Care Delivery System and Advanced Nursing Practice.

Program Outcomes
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  • Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Master's Certificate

    The certificate program is designed to enhance the professional skills as you approach the post-master's nursing level. You will be able to build on your current knowledge and learn additional skills and practices enabling you to provide primary care to individuals and families.

    This program is an opportunity to enhance professional development by providing education and training that prepares you for a family nurse practitioner role.


    Admission Criteria

    Overview & Requirements

Internships and Jobs


  •  Akron General Medical Center
  •  Cleveland Clinic
  •  Trumbull Memorial Hospital