MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner

Recognized as a "Best Online Graduate Nursing Program" for 2014 by U.S. News & World Report!

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Achieve the pinnacle of skill and specialization in nursing. Complete your Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP) from Herzing University and be prepared to meet the national need for highly trained nurse practitioners.

Graduates of this nurse practitioner program will be eligible to take a national certification exam and seek recognition from their state Board of Nursing to work as an advanced practice nurse.

Recognized as a "Best Online Graduate Nursing Program" for 2014 by U.S. News & World Report, the MSN-FNP program is offered exclusively online, allowing working nurses the convenience of managing coursework on their schedule.

How long will the program take?

Candidates for the MSN-FNP must complete 48 semester hours, 30 of which are in the FNP concentration. The program is typically completed in 20 months.

What will I learn in the MSN-FNP program?

The FNP concentration includes courses on specialized healthcare for all age groups, health promotion and pharmacotherapeutics. PDF icon Download a complete Program Course Sheet for more details.

What can I do with an MSN-FNP?

Graduates of the Family Nurse Practitioner concentration are qualified to work in diverse healthcare and academic environments. These advanced practice nurses provide care for patients of all ages and have great flexibility in choosing a specialty. Nurse Practitioners often select positions in family medicine, ob-gyn, pediatrics, urgent care, internal medicine and cardiology.

How do I gain entrance to the program?

A student must have a completed Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree prior to admission. Apply online, start a chat with an advisor or call 1-800-596-0724 to learn more about the Herzing University MSN-FNP program.

What costs can I expect?

Tuition for the online MSN-FNP program is $735 per credit hour. Grants, scholarships and loans could defray some of that cost, and some employers offer tuition reimbursement. Discuss your options with a financial aid advisor by calling 1-800-596-0724.

How can I take The Next Step?

Apply online, chat with an advisor or call 1-800-596-0724 to learn more about the Herzing University MSN-FNP program.

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