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Master of Science in Nursing with Concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) (MSN)

Master of Science in Nursing with Concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) (MSN)

With the South College Master of Science in Nursing online program with a Concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), you can advance your nursing knowledge, including working to become a nurse practitioner. Take your career and your education to the next level by earning your MSN degree at South College with this online program built for working RNs!

 

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Degree Features

Master of Science in Nursing with Concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

  1. Program Duration

    BSN-MSN Track – 18 months
    RN-MSN Track – 30 months (depending on academic background)
    RN-BSN-MSN Track – 36 months (depending on academic background)

  2. Financial Aid

    Available for qualified MSN w/Con FNP program applicants

  3. Location

    Earn your Master of Science in Nursing w/Con FNP degree online!

  4. Accreditation Status

    CCNE Accredited

Financial Aid

Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships, is available for those who qualify. To learn more about your financial aid options for our online MSN program, contact us today.

 

Industry Outlook

Family nurse practitioners are an important part of our healthcare system, with duties that include the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of acute and chronic illness, as well as preventive health care for individuals and families. At South College, our MSN FNP students graduate ready to serve their communities and advance their careers as family nurse practitioners who practice transformational leadership, interprofessional collaboration, evidence-based practice and measurement, and more.

 

Master of Science in Nursing with Concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) (MSN)

Program Overview

Already an RN or have a BSN and looking to build a career as an FNP? The South College Master of Science in Nursing online program with a Concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner is innovative, challenging, and comprehensive. Our MSN family nurse practitioner program is designed to accommodate the schedules of working nurses like you, combining cutting-edge online coursework with hands-on clinical practice close to home. Our online MSN FNP courses can help you refine the critical thinking and analytical skills needed in today’s complex and evolving healthcare environments, with a curriculum that prepares our students pursuing the FNP concentration to graduate with a strong foundation in family-centered primary care.

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Accreditation

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING, MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING, POST-GRADUATE CERTIFICATES, ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN NURSING, CERTIFICATE IN PRACTICAL NURSING

State Authorization (Asheville, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Knoxville, Nashville, Orlando)

The South College Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Parkside Learning Site (Knoxville) received initial approval from the Tennessee Board of Nursing in December 2003, with full approval granted in September 2008. Approval for the addition of the Nashville Learning Site was granted in November 2016. The Master of Science in Nursing program received approval in November 2016. The Doctor of Nursing Practice program received approval in February 2020. The Post-Graduate Certificate programs received approval in August 2021. The South College Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Asheville Learning Site received initial approval from the North Carolina Board of Nursing in February 2016, with full approval granted in May 2019. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Atlanta Learning Site received initial approval from the Georgia Board of Nursing in September 2018. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Orlando Learning Site received initial approval from the Florida Board of Nursing in November 2021. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Indianapolis campus received initial accreditation from the Indiana Board of Nursing in July 2022.

The South College Associate of Science in Nursing program (Knoxville & Nashville Learning Site) was approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing in November 2022.

The South College Certificate program in Practical Nursing offered at the Parkside Learning Site (Knoxville) received approval from the Tennessee Board of Nursing in February 2018. Approval for the addition of the Nashville Learning Site was granted in November 2018. The Certificate program in Practical Nursing was approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing for the Atlanta Learning Site in May 2019 to begin the first class in June 2020. The Certificate program in Practical Nursing was approved by the Florida Board of Nursing for the Orlando Learning Site in November 2021.

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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Post-Graduate APRN Certificate programs offered at South College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791 (https://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE). The South College DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted initial accreditation by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) effective October 13, 2021. The address for COA is: 10275 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 906, Rosemont, IL 60018-5603, Phone number: 224-275-9130, website address: http://www.coacrna.org. Additionally, during the same October 2021accreditation meeting, the COA granted the following two items for the South College DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program: (1) Approval of Distance Education Courses, and (2) Approval of Waiver of Graduate Degree Requirement.

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