Marymount works with you to offer a high-quality placement experience that meets the University’s clinical requirements and prepares you for success in your future practice.
Some schools put the burden of identifying preceptors and sites for clinicals on the student. At Marymount, we fully support you by providing Clinical Placement Services so you can concentrate on working and studying. 100% of our nursing students are placed within 100 miles of their home.
For post-master's-level clinicals, this comprehensive clinical placement service can be valued at $9,800, but it's provided to all Marymount online nursing students free of charge. We won't charge you anything beyond your regular tuition and fees.
Provides an overview of global and national population health with a focus on the determinants of health, health disparities and population-oriented prevention. Using an epidemiological approach, students will examine the burden of disease within ethical, social, cultural, political, economic and environmental contexts. (3 credits)
An in-depth study of clinical pharmacology and toxicology. Drugs affecting the organ systems are discussed with emphasis on mechanisms of drug action, types and mechanism of adverse drug action as well as drug interactions. The nursing implications of each drug classification are emphasized together with the implications surrounding the decision-making process used in prescribing drugs. Drug legislation and regulations affecting advanced-practice nurses are studied. Relevant research with implications for nursing practice is presented. (3 credits)
Provides the student with a conceptual understanding of statistical methods in relation to the purpose, design, and methods of health care research. Both descriptive and inferential applications are presented and students are introduced to the use of computers for data storage, retrieval, and statistical analysis. (3 credits)
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Presents the theoretical principles that guide the primary care family nurse practitioner. Emphasis is placed on demonstrating clear understanding of the professional nurse practitioner role and the beginning clinician role. The content of the course facilitates the student’s transition to advanced practice nursing. The curriculum emphasizes leadership; family theory; ethical and legal aspects; health care delivery systems; research; and quality, safe, evidence-based practice. The clinical learning environment provides essential experiential opportunities to enhance student development of the NP role and refine advanced practice skills in the clinic setting. Prerequisites: NUF 502. (3 credits)
It takes five semesters or 20 months to complete the program.
There are 700 clinical hours required. Students complete the following three practicums:
Please contact an admissions advisor by scheduling an appointment to learn if you qualify for financial assistance.
U.S. News & World Report recognizes the nurse practitioner role in their Best Jobs rankings as #7 in the nation, #5 in health care, and #7 in STEM.
"They make sure to create a network of students, alumni, and faculty so that we always feel supported, even after graduation."
- Maria Paredes
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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Marymount University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
To proceed with either the BSN to MSN FNP or the BSN to DNP FNP, you are required to have a bachelor’s degree and hold your RN license.
To proceed with either the PMC-FNP or the PMC-DNP, you are required to have a master's degree and hold your RN license.
To proceed with the ABSN, you are required to have a bachelor's degree.
If you don’t meet these requirements but would still like further information, please contact us.
To proceed with the EdD in Educational Leadership and Organizational Leadership, you are required to have a master’s degree.
If you don’t meet this requirement but would still like further information, please contact us.