Family Nurse Practitioner

The Family Nurse Practitioner Program and the Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program provides the student to practice as and FNP or PMHNP meeting the requirements for advance practice nursing established by the board of nurse examiners for the State of Texas.  Graduates are eligible for National Certification Examinations.

The FNP program had a 100% pass rate for National Certification Examinations for the last 5 years.  All of our FNP and PMHNPs find they are employed before the graduation date.

Program Website

Program Coordinators:

Family Nurse Practitioner – Dr. Debra Walker

Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – Dr. Karen Polvado


 NOTE: The Family Nurse Practitioner and Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner programs have a strict July 1 deadline for all applications and application materials.