Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
Troy University

Program Details

The online MSN / Family Nurse Practitioner degree program from Troy University is designed to provide graduates of baccalaureate programs in nursing the opportunity to develop the advanced knowledge and clinical skills required for leadership positions in nursing. Coursework covers topics such as:

  • Nursing theory
  • ​Health care economics
  • Pharmacology
  • ​Pathophysiology
  • ​Primary care


  • Hold a baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from a regionally accredited university and a nationally accredited nursing program (ACEN, NLNAC, or CCNE). Students with a baccalaureate degree from an unaccredited or otherwise accredited institution should see Unaccredited or Otherwise Accredited Student Admission.
  • Overall undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the nursing major.
  • Score of 396 or higher on the Miller’s Analogy Test (MAT) or score of 290 on Graduate Record Exam (850 on the old exam) (verbal plus quantitative). GRE or MAT required.
  • Current unencumbered RN licensure.
  • Undergraduate health assessment course or the equivalent.
  • Two letters of professional reference.
  • Minimum of one year experience as a registered nurse is required for the Family Nurse Practitioner track.

Special Accreditation

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges