What You'll Learn

A Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner is an advanced-level postgraduate degree for registered nurses and is considered an entry-level degree for nurse educators and managers. The FNP curriculum begins with MSN degree core courses that focus on nursing theory, research, leadership, professional development, healthcare policy and informatics in healthcare.

The FNP track will further prepare to expand your professional nursing practice and knowledge as you prepare for the National Certification as a family nurse practitioner. 

Program Highlights

  • Prepares student for the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) national certification exam
  • 100% of online classes can be accessed from anywhere, anytime
  • Designed to accommodate full-time working professionals
  • Distinguished faculty with real-life experience and the highest academic credentials 
  • Tuition is a great deal at $480/semester credit hour 
  • Classes are eight weeks, and E-books are provided for all classes 
  • U.S. News and World Reports ranked our online programs 153 out of 1,200 regionally accredited institutions 

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Career Opportunities

  • College Health
  • Family Practice 
  • Health Department
  • Internal Medicine/Pediatric Primary Care
  • Retail Clinics
  • Women's Health

Program Requirements

Applicants should have an unencumbered RN license, a BSN from an accredited school of nursing, and a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. All applicants will also be required to have an in-person or on-phone interview. 

Course Requirements 

This program requires forty-five semester hours for completion.

Graduate Course Catalog

Pending approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)