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Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner (RN to MSN)

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner (RN to MSN) degree program from MCPHS University is designed to build upon students' associate's degrees in nursing, allowing them to move seamlessly into graduate-level coursework to earn a MSN-FNP without first earning their bachelor's degrees. Once admitted into the MSN-FNP portion of the program, students expand their education and clinical experience to provide safe, effective, culturally competent and advanced practice nursing care to individuals and families as a member of an interdisciplinary team and in the context of the community. Graduates are eligible to sit for the Family Nurse Practitioner Board Certification exam.


  • An associate’s degree in nursing (ADN) from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in nursing courses
  • RN licensure in the state in which you intend to perform your clinical hours
  • A minimum of one year of full-time work as an RN by the start of the bridge program

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education