Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
Carson-Newman University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP) degree from Carson-Newman University is taught by experienced, active practitioners. Students graduate with the skills needed to succeed as a holistic and confident Family Nurse Practitioner.

The curriculum includes online classes, a three-day on-campus residency, and a clinical practicum in the student’s local community. Graduates will be well prepared to take the Family Nurse Practitioner Certification exam.

Courses in this online Nurse Practitioner degree program include the following:

  • Advanced pathophysiology
  • Advanced pharmacology
  • Advanced health assessment
  • Research methods and design in nursing
  • Advanced primary nursing care for adults

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Carson-Newman University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Requires one three-day on-campus residency
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited nursing program
  • Active, unencumbered RN license
  • Drug screen required

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, US Territories, International