Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
University of Cincinnati

Program Details

The online MSN / Family Nurse Practitioner program from the University of Cincinnati provides nurses with the skills and knowledge they need to manage the healthcare of patients across the lifespan. Graduates will have the ability to diagnose and manage medical conditions from commonplace to complex for patients ranging in age from children to the elderly.

The main goals of this online FNP program are to produce advanced practice nurses who think critically, advocate for patients and the profession, and apply nursing knowledge in all situations. The curriculum blends clinical experience in diagnosing and treating health conditions with an added emphasis on disease prevention and health management. Graduates are eligible to sit for national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner. 

Classes explore topics related to:

  • Healthcare policy
  • Advanced physiology and pathophysiology
  • Care of well women and children
  • Advanced health assessment
  • Differential diagnosis for the advanced practice nurse

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Cincinnati is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Active and unrestricted current United States RN license