Online Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner Careers

What can you do with an online MSN-FNP degree?

The overall career outlook for all types of nurse practitioners — including FNPs — is excellent. With job openings expected to grow by 34 percent through 2022, it truly is the perfect time to advance your expertise within the field.

Where can you work?

  • Hospitals and medical clinics
  • Urgent care clinics
  • Health departments
  • Hospices
  • Private homes
  • Primary Care Private Practices
  • Schools
  • Community clinics

What roles can you hold?

  • Primary Care Mid-level Provider
  • Acute Care Mid-level Provider
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Researcher

What’s your growth potential?

With demand for nurse practitioners surging in the U.S., the potential payoff is promising:

  • BSNs who pursue their MSN to qualify for a nurse practitioner role could see a $25,000 salary increase. (
  • Nurse practitioners earned an annual median wage of nearly $103,880 in 2017. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
  • U.S.News & World Report ranks nurse practitioners among the best career paths in 2018: #3 Best Healthcare Jobs and #4 in the 100 Best Jobs.

Sources: (data as of February 2015); (data as of February 2017); U.S. News & World Report

MSN-FNP Career Profiles