Long Island M.S. in Family Nurse Practitioner

Long Island M.S. in Family Nurse Practitioner

Improve lives through comprehensive health care. Develop meaningful relationships with patients and families. Get ready.

If you’re passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of individuals and families through comprehensive health care, St. Joseph’s University, New York’s Family Nurse Practitioner M.S. program offers you an unparalleled opportunity to excel in the dynamic field of advanced nursing practice. Students graduate from this program prepared to deliver quality health care for individuals across the age continuum: conception to end-of-life.

Our distinguished faculty members are career practitioners who bring a wealth of real-world experience and knowledge to the classroom, ensuring you receive a well-rounded education that adequately blends theory with practical application. They provide mentorship and personalized support on your journey toward becoming a licensed Family Nurse Practitioner.

The program's schedule is ideal for working nurses: Students are on campus for classes once a week and earn their degrees in three years.

Designed to get you ready for the challenges and opportunities of modern healthcare, the program’s curriculum provides a solid groundwork for a fulfilling career as a family nurse practitioner. Our coursework enables you to develop advanced clinical skills and participate in evidence-based practice and patient-centered care.

Furthermore, our partnerships with renowned healthcare institutions across Long Island and New York City provide our nursing students with ample opportunities to apply classroom learning to actual patient scenarios.

Unlock your potential and get prepared to make a difference in the lives of others by enrolling in the Family Nurse Practitioner M.S. program at St. Joseph's University, New York's Long Island Campus.

Jerry GrossmanMaria Fletcher, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.E.
Associate Dean for Nursing

"Our Family Nurse Practitioner program offers nurses currently in practice the opportunity to expand their role as an advanced practice nurse. Family Nurse Practitioners practice in a wide array of settings, offering expert care to clients across the life spectrum."

The M.S. in Family Nurse Practitioner Experience

State-of-the-Art Facilities: Our new high-fidelity nursing labs feature robotic dummies that replicate the unique medical challenges posed by elderly patients, children and pregnant women. 


Employment / Job Opportunities: The American Association of Nurse Practitioners reports that the Family Nurse Practitioner is in the top three for most in-demand nurse practitioner specialties. National data suggests that by 2034 there is an expected shortage of between 17,800 and 48,000 physicians in family practice. Family Nurse Practitioners will be able to fill that expected gap.


Alumni Network: Join a network of successful St. Joseph's University nursing graduates who are excelling in a variety of healthcare settings. Our alumni can provide a strong support system and valuable connections as you embark on your family nurse practitioner career.