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Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner 

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Why the Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner program? 

CDU’s FNP program uniquely intertwines diversity, inclusivity, and real-world preparation for future Family Nurse Practitioners. At the heart of our approach is a commitment to not just teach about diverse healthcare settings, but to immerse students in them. This deep connection to various communities ensures that as FNPs, graduates are equipped to advocate for and cater to a spectrum of patient needs. Our diverse faculty, rich with practical insights, mentor students every step of the way. Beyond just theoretical knowledge, our program emphasizes the holistic care principles essential for FNPs, from health promotion to disease prevention. Here at CDU, we foster an environment where each student’s individuality is celebrated and utilized in shaping them into competent and compassionate healthcare professionals. 

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Clinical Experiences

Students in the Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner program complete clinical experiences in a variety of settings, including: 

  • Los Angeles Downtown Medical Center 
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Outpatient Center 
  • Women’s Health Associates of Southern Nevada
The program provides great tools for success. I am on my way to being the next FNP.”
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Jonathan Bowen , FNP Cohort 31

Career Options

Students who complete the Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner program pursue careers such as: 

  • University administrators  
  • Hospital administrators  
  • Midlevel providers 
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Questions? Contact Us.

Emilyn-Lao
Emilyn Lao MSN, APRN, NP-C
Program Director

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Accreditation

The Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and California Board of Nursing.