At South University, the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a Specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner online program is built to prepare you to deliver primary care for individuals and families.
The MSN with a Specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner program can equip you to promote positive health behaviors, practice preventive care, and diagnose and manage common health problems at all developmental stages. In addition, your courses will help you strengthen your clinical judgment, critical thinking, communication, and leadership abilities.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of South University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (www.sacscoc.org).
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Students are required to complete a minimum of 780 hours in the four supervised clinical practicum courses that are designed to provide the opportunity for skill development and practice in the Family Nurse Practitioner role.
- Applicants must hold a BSN degree and have a valid unencumbered license as a registered nurse in all US states or territory in which the student is licensed.