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NP Clinical Education

Students in the Advance Adult, Child, and Family Health Nursing tracks enjoy flexible clinical experiences in a variety of clinical settings including ambulatory or acute care settings, clinics and health centers. Students work with preceptor nurse practitioners and physicians in general and specialty practices to complete the required clinical hours within their specialty scope of practice.

Advanced Practice Nursing Programs Clinical Preceptor Manual

Rotations & Hours

Total Clinical Rotation Hours are the same for MSN degree and Post-Master’s Certificate tracks, but vary by clinical specialty as follows:


Total Clinical
Rotation Hours 

Advanced Adult Gerontology Nursing 630
Advanced Child Health Nursing 630
Advanced Family Health Nursing 770
Advanced Psychiatric Mental Healtth Nursing 630
Nurse Education Certificate 220

Please consult the main Clinical Education page on this site for more information on clinical requirements, placements and protocols.

Effective Fall 2018, GRE is no longer a requirement for DNP nor BSN to DNP programs admission.  If you have any questions, please contact 305-348-7703.