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.
% OnlineMostly Online
Program Accreditation & Licensing
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)
- 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.