Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
Olivet Nazarene University

Program Details

This Master of Science in Nursing degree track is designed for nurses with a BSN degree who want to become Family Nurse Practitioners. Students are prepared to care for individuals and families in diverse healthcare settings such as clinics, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and community-based programs.

The online nurse practitioner degree program trains nurses to focus on health promotion and disease prevention. Students learn advanced skills in diagnosing and treating acute and chronic diseases. Coursework examines concepts and theories relating to health issues and nursing research, so graduates can recommend constructive change within their organization.

The curriculum includes studies of:

  • Moral and ethical decision making
  • Nursing informatics
  • Professional role development of the advanced practice registered nurse
  • Advanced pathophysiology, pharmacology, and physical health assessment

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Must have a BSN degree from an accredited institution and current RN license
  • Must submit proof of 2,000 hours of employment as a RN and completed practicum agreement letter

Restricted States

Arizona, California, Louisiana, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, Washington, Wyoming