The online MSN / Family Nurse Practitioner degree program prepares students to deliver primary care to underserved rural populations. Coursework covers topics such as:
- Nursing theory
- Evidence-based practice
- Rural theory and health policy
Graduates are eligible for state certification in Arizona, for application for prescribing and dispensing privileges in Arizona, and for application for national certification as a family nurse practitioner.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Northern Arizona University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Criminal Background Check, Additional Materials May Be Requested
- Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited program or an associate’s degree in nursing from an accredited program with a bachelor’s degree in another field.
- Applicants must hold a current RN license in good standing to practice as a registered nurse in Arizona, or eligibility to obtain an Arizona license, or meet the Arizona Board of Nursing regulations regarding multistate licensure.