Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
Clayton State University

Program Details

The online MSN / Family Nurse Practitioner degree program from Clayton State University is designed to prepare professional registered nurses for APN roles as culturally competent primary providers of clients, families, and communities. Course and clinical work emphasizes the care of adult, pediatric, and geriatric patients and their famillies. Graduates of the program possess the knowledge and skills required to:

  • ​Provide primary care in health clinics, medical offices, and managed care settings
  • ​Choose specialty settings such as urgent care, occupational health, women's health, and acute care
  • ​Serve in other areas such as clinical research, education, and public health
  • Start one's own private practice in collaboration with a physician
  • ​Serve in government agencies
  • ​Teach or practice at institutions of higher learning

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Clayton State University is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.2 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have at least 3 years of clinical experience in an acute care setting. 1-2 years of clinical nursing experience is preferred.
  • An interview on campus may be required.