Family nurse practitioners provide primary care to patients throughout their lives.
As a student of this accelerated RN to MSN Nurse Practitioner program, you can continue to work while learning the advanced nursing practice and management skills you need to act as an autonomous primary care provider in a complex healthcare environment.
Much emphasis is placed on evidence-based research, clinical practice and the societal factors that affect quality care. You can complete your clinicals in your own home region under the guidance of your choice of preceptor. Once you complete one of these program tracks you are eligible to sit for the Adult-Gerontological, Primary Care NP national board certification examination.*
This RN to MSN Nurse Practitioner program dives deep into what it means to be a caregiver guided by faith. You don’t have to be a Christian to join the program. In fact, people from all faiths have reported enjoying the transformative instruction this program offers. It’s a unique opportunity to gain the wisdom and confidence you need to bring your best self to your practice from a spirit-mind-body perspective.
*Graduation does not guarantee certification
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Spring Arbor University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationAssociate Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)
- At least six months experience working as a registered nurse preferred
- Must have completed an associate nursing program
Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, New York, South Dakota