Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Online FNP Programs

Overview: Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi: College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Department: College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Programs Offered: FNP
Degree Types: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted), Post-MSN Certificate New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted), RN to MSN (ADN required)
Accreditation: CCNE
Instruction Methods: Program uses asynchronous instruction using the Blackboard online learning management system.
Phone Number: (361) 825-2648
Social Media: Facebook and Twitter

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Online FNP Programs

Online MSN Family Nurse Practitioner program (Traditional and RN-Bridge entry options)

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with one on-campus visit (Advanced Health Assessment seminar weekend) and clinical hours requirements
Website: gradschool.tamucc.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 630 clinical hours required (675 clinical hours for RN-Bridge Entry option)
Number of Credits Required: 49 credits needed to graduate (67 credits for RN-Bridge Entry option)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 32 months (44 months for RN-Bridge Entry option)
Program Start Date: Fall admission only
Number of Terms: 8 terms (10 terms for RN-Bridge Entry option)

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required for traditional program; Bachelors in a non-nursing field is required for RN-Bridge entry option; current Texas RN license required
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0 (last 60 hours of college coursework)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$11,103.68 + fees (traditional); ~$14,625.22 + fees (RN-bridge entry) (in-state)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $1,363.18 per 6 credit hours (graduate courses); $1,233.70 per 6 credit hours (undergraduate courses)

Eligibility Restrictions: Majority of students are from Texas as students must have an unencumbered Texas RN nursing license with no stipulations



Online Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Masters Certificate program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: Post-MSN Certificate New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with one on-campus visit (Advanced Health Assessment seminar weekend) and clinical hours requirements
Website: gradschool.tamucc.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 630 clinical hours required
Number of Credits Required: 37 credits needed to gaduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 2 years
Program Start Date: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Number of Terms: 6 terms

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current Texas RN license required
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0 (last 60 hours of college coursework)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$8,377.32 + fees (in-state)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $1,363.18 per 6 credit hours (graduate)

Eligibility Restrictions: Majority of students are from Texas as students must have an unencumbered Texas RN nursing license with no stipulations



Online Family Nurse Practitioner RN-MSN entry option

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: RN to MSN (ADN required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with one on-campus visit (Advanced Health Assessment seminar weekend) and clinical hours requirements
Website: gradschool.tamucc.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 675 clinical hours
Number of Credits Required: 70 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in ~4 years (44 months)
Program Start Date: Fall admission only
Number of Terms: 10 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: ADN required; current Texas RN license required; several prerequisite courses must be completed before applying (visit the school website for more information)
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0 (last 60 hours of college coursework)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$15,152.29 + fees (in-state)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $1,363.18 per 6 credit hours (graduate courses); $1,233.70 per 6 credit hours (undergraduate courses)

Eligibility Restrictions: Majority of students are from Texas as students must have an unencumbered Texas RN nursing license with no stipulations