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What are the admission requirements?
Admission requirements can be found online. 

Is the MSN program and University accredited?   
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, the master’s degree program in nursing, the Doctor of Nursing Practice program and the post-graduate APRN certificate programs at The University of Tampa are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education,

How long will it take to complete the program?
The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP program can be completed in seven semesters and the Family Nurse Practitioner program can be completed in eight semesters of part-time study. Full-time study is not offered. Course Sequencing   

Are there financial aid or scholarship opportunities available?
Learn more about financial aid opportunities

What learning formats are offered? 
To better serve our students, courses are offered face-to-face. 

How do graduates perform on national certification exams?
Students historically have performed above the national average.   

What is the faculty’s experience?
All nurse practitioner faculty have an active clinical practice. See M.S. in Nursing webpage for more information about faculty.    

Can I continue to work while I pursue my MSN degree?
The MSN program is a rigorous program. Therefore, the decision to work while pursuing a graduate degree is an individual decision. Faculty advisors can discuss your unique situation and make recommendations for your success.

How much time should I set aside for studying?
For every one credit hour of coursework, three hours of study time is a minimum recommendation. Study time varies on an individual basis  

How many days should students expect to attend class?
Students who follow the recommended course can plan to attend class one day a week. Practicum rotations begin in the second year and require an additional two-three days per week, typically Monday-Friday.    

How are students placed for practicum rotations?
All students are placed for practicum rotations. Students may find their own preceptor for specialty hours.

How many practicum rotations are there?
For adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner concentration there are three practicum rotations of 192 hours each. For family nurse practitioner concentration there are four practicum rotations of 192 hours each.