Online MSN-FNP Curriculum

What can you learn in our online MSN-FNP program?

The innovative curriculum of our online MSN-FNP program is designed to prepare you for advanced practice with individuals and families throughout the life continuum. The program’s 50-59* credit hours of coursework are delivered in as few as eight semesters and require that you complete five preceptor-supervised clinical practicums. Separate points of entry are available for students with a BSN and those with an ADN, nursing diploma or non-nursing bachelor’s.

*Years, semesters, clinical and credit hours will vary based on entry-level education (ADN/diploma or BSN)


(ADN, nursing diploma or non-nursing bachelor’s degree)


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Online RN to MSN-FNP Bridge Courses
For students with an ADN, nursing diploma, or non-nursing bachelor’s degree

NUR 300 Conceptual Basis for Professional Nursing Practices 3 Credits
NUR 303 Research in Nursing 3 Credits
NUR 404 Community Health Nursing Theory 2 Credits
NUR 407 RN-MSN Practicum 1 Credit

Online MSN-FNP Courses
For students with a BSN and students who have completed the bridge courses

ENC 510 Statistical Procedures 3 Credits
BIO 526 Advanced Pathophysiology 3 Credits
NUR 501 Nursing Theories: Analysis and Development 3 Credits
NUR 526 Evidence-Based Practice 3 Credits
NUR 600 Advanced Health Assessment 3 Credits
NUR 615 Health Informatics 3 Credits
NUR 640 Healthcare Policy 3 Credits
NUR 651 Advanced Pharmacology 3 Credits
NUR 676 Primary Care Acute Conditions Across the Lifespan 6 Credits
NUR 677 Primary Care Chronic Conditions Across the Lifespan 6 Credits
NUR 678 Primary Care Across the Lifespan 6 Credits
NUR 679 Primary Care Immersion 6 Credits
NUR 690 Professional Aspects of Advanced Nursing Practice 2 Credits