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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 Nurse Educator Program provides the student with the knowlege and expertise to teach in any of the following nursing programs: LVN, ADN, and MSN. In addition, students are prepared to teach in staff development or patient education roles.

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

Nurse Educator – Dr. Jane Leach