Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
Frontier Nursing University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Nursing / Community-Based Family Nurse Practitioner is designed for students who are interested in advancing their education or careers in the health and human services profession. 

The program is divided into four levels of study:
Level I –  “Foundations for Practice”
Level II –  “Clinical Management for Specialty Care”
Level III – “Clinical Bound” 
Level IV – “Clinical Practicum” 

Graduates will be fully prepared to move seamlessly into the Doctor of Nursing Program.

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Frontier Nursing 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)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Must be a current, actively licensed RN with education from a regionally accredited institution and ACEN or CCNE accredited program.
  • RNs who have a diploma or associate degree in nursing and a bachelor's degree in another area will be considered for admission with a portfolio of relevant employment and academic experience.
  • Must have one year of RN experience or other significant healthcare experience such as doula, childbirth educator, or lactation consultant.
  • A three-day orientation and five-day clinical intensive are required on campus.