Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
MCPHS University

Program Details

The online MSN degree program from MCPHS University is designed to build upon students' bachelor's degrees in nursing, providing new knowledge and skills to advance their careers. The Family Nurse Practitioner specialization prepares students to work directly with individuals and families throughout the lifespan.

The online nurse practitioner degree curriculum provides training in advanced diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients of all ages. Students gain effective communication skills in order to provide accurate and compassionate care. The program includes on-campus experiences for new student orientation, a second-year residency, and a final residency coinciding with graduation.

Coursework covers topics including:

  • Advanced pathophysiology and pharmacology
  • Human diversity, social, and policy issues
  • Telemedicine
  • Family primary care
  • Creating an evidence-based practice

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

MCPHS University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • The program requires three on-campus residencies, each lasting 1-3 days.
  • Applicants should have a current, unencumbered nursing license.

Restricted States

Alabama, Arizona, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, US Territories, International