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Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)


The Adult Nurse Practitioner Program (ANP) prepares advanced practice nurses as primary care providers to manage the health of individuals from 12 years of age through old age and their families. Emphasis is on health promotion, illness prevention, and management of acute and chronic illnesses. The ANP provides leadership and promotes research in the delivery of quality health care services for adults and their families. Graduates are prepared to be recognized as advanced practice nurses by the Texas Board of Nursing and to take the Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

ANP Director: Kathy Daniel, PhD, RN, ANP/GNP-BC

ANP Degree Plan | ANP Post-Masters Certificate Degree Plan

This program provides you a background to:

  • Assume responsibility as an Adult Nurse Practitioner to provide health care to adults and their families in a variety of settings.
  • Collaborate with health professionals and use essential resources to implement quality, continuous care to adults and their families.
  • Demonstrate confidence in assessment, diagnosis, and management of the health needs of adults and their families.
  • Use research and theoretical principles in the management and quality improvement of health care delivery and clinical outcomes in an Adult Nurse Practitioner Practice.

Job Opportunities

Community-based Clinics – Rural Health Clinics – Internal Medicine Clinics
Primary Care Practice Clinics – Senior Health Centers – Adolescent Clinics
Rehabilitation Centers – Nursing Homes – College Health Centers
Public Health Service – Occupational Health – Home Health – Criminal Justice System