With the South College Master of Science in Nursing with a Concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) RN-MSN online option, you can advance your nursing knowledge, including working to become a nurse practitioner. Take your career to the next level and earn your MSN at South College with this online program built for working RNs!
30-36 months (full-time) (depends on academic background)
Available for qualified applicants to our MSN w/Con FNP program
Earn your Master of Science in Nursing degree online!
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.
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.
The South College Master of Science in Nursing online program with a Concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner is innovative, challenging, and comprehensive, with an accelerated RN-MSN track available. The program is designed to accommodate the schedules of working RNs, combining cutting-edge online coursework with hands-on clinical practice close to home. Our online RN-MSN FNP curriculum can help you refine the critical thinking and analytical skills needed in today’s complex and evolving healthcare environments—and prepare students pursuing the FNP concentration to graduate as with a strong foundation in family-centered primary care.
South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels, as well as certificates. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Master of Science in Nursing 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 (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). South College is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791 (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org) for the Doctor of Nursing Practice and Post-Graduate APRN Certificate Programs. Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted. 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: 222 S. Prospect Ave., Park Ridge, IL 60068, Phone number: 847-655-1160, website address: 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.