The purpose of the application essay is to demonstrate to the FNP Admissions Committee your understanding of the family nurse practitioner role, justifications for the family nurse practitioner role in delivering high-quality and cost-effective healthcare, and how the WGU FNP program might prepare you to meet the healthcare needs of your local community or population of interest.
Select at least two (2) academic resources (articles/online literature) that describe the health, social, and economic benefits related to nurse practitioner practice in the United States.
Use the information from your sources and your own personal and professional preparation to answer the following questions in your application essay for the WGU FNP program:
How have your life and professional experiences prepared you for the WGU FNP program?
How can the WGU FNP program prepare you to deliver healthcare to the community in which you live?
Describe the type of clinical practice you will pursue upon graduation from the WGU FNP program (e.g. family practice, outpatient internal medicine, etc).
How can your future clinical practice as an FNP affect the quality and cost of care for patients and their families?