Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
Gonzaga University

Program Details

The online MSN Family Nurse Practitioner track prepares nurses to provide holistic primary care for individuals of all ages. Graduates will be skilled in managing acute and chronic health issues.

Courses examine topics including the contemporary healthcare environment and disease prevention for diverse populations. Nurse Practitioner students learn advanced pathophysiology, pharmacology, and health assessment. Practicum experiences allow students to apply concepts from class in a real world clinical setting. 

Graduates of this online Nurse Practitioner degree can work in settings including:

  • Private practice
  • Urgent care centers
  • Health maintenance organizations
  • Clinics
  • Health departments
  • Student health centers

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Gonzaga University is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Six on-campus visits required for immersion experiences.
  • Must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with an unencumbered RN license from a CCNE or ACEN accredited program. Individuals with a non-BSN degree and unencumbered RN license can apply but may need to complete additional nursing classes.

Restricted States

Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin