Master’s Program Specialties
Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty
The adult/gerontology acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP) specialty prepares acute care nurse practitioners to assess and collaboratively manage the needs of patients who are acutely and critically ill across the full continuum of adult acute care services.
Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty
The adult/gerontology primary care nurse practitioner (AGPCNP) specialty emphasizes the primary care of adults and older adults in a variety of health care settings.
Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty
The family nurse practitioner (FNP) program prepares students as nurse practitioners who provide primary care across the lifespan, including pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and older adults within the context of family-centered care.
Nurse-Midwifery/Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Specialty
The nurse-midwifery/women’s health nurse practitioner (NMWHNP) prepares students as competent nurse-midwives and women’s health nurse practitioners who provide family-centered primary health care.
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Specialty
The pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP) specialty prepares graduates for expanded roles in the provision of primary care to children and adolescents across multiple community settings. Evidence-based research and concepts from nursing, pediatrics, and the natural and social sciences provide a foundation for clinical practice.
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Specialty
The psychiatric–mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) specialty prepares students for advanced practice in the provision of psychiatric–mental health services to individuals across the lifespan and their family members in a variety of settings and roles.