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

Program Details

Frostburg State University offers an online MSN degree with a Family Nurse Practitioner concentration for RNs seeking to advance their careers while becoming primary care providers.  This program is especially designed for those living and working in rural, medically underserved areas but others are welcome to apply.  The curriculum does feature the special needs of rural health populations throughout coursework.  

Regardless of the environment you are from or plan to serve, this online family nurse practitioner program provides a strong understanding of the complexities involved in the nursing discipline and the nurse practitioner role.  You will learn to care for patients of all ages, diagnosing and treating common illnesses and injuries and promoting wellness.

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Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Frostburg State University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • This program requires nine on-campus immersions over six semesters.
  • Applicants must have a BSN from an accredited nursing program.