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

Program Details

The online MSN / Family Nurse Practitioner degree program from Columbus State University is designed to allow registered BSN nurses to complete their MSN degree conveniently and efficiently while continuing their career. Graduates are able to:

  • ​Implement advanced practice roles as practitioners within the nursing profession and the health care system utilizing human caring as foundation for nursing practice
  • ​Develop and nurture collaborative and interdependent relationships by communicating with other health care professionals
  • Analyze personal and organizational decision making utilizing an understanding of how ethics and values influence health care delivery
  • ​Utilize nursing research for promotion of high quality nursing education, health care, and evidence based practice
  • ​Demonstrate critical thinking application of nursing and multidisciplinary theoretical frameworks to foster optimal client health outcomes
  • ​Demonstrate cultural competence that reflects sensitivity to human diversity
  • ​Develop comprehensive, holistic plans of care that address health promotion
  • ​Demonstrate competence in leadership roles and commitment to professional development

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Columbus State University is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Current unrestricted licensure to practice as a registered nurse (RN) in the United States and evidence of licensure in the state in which the practice will occur