Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
Duquesne University

Program Details

The online MSN / Family NP degree program prepares advanced practice nurses to function as Family Nurse Practitioners in a primary care setting. Graduates of the program are eligible to take either the American Association of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) examination or the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Family Nurse Practitioner certification examination.


  • BSN from an accredited program
  • Current unencumbered RN license
  • Core minimum GPA of 3.0
  • One year full-time work experience, minimum, prior to registration in clinical or specialty courses
  • Interview

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Duquesne University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) — an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Restricted States

Alabama, Louisiana, New York, Tennessee, Washington, Arizona