Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
University of Colorado Denver

Program Details

The online MSN / Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Colorado Denver prepares nurses for independent primary care practice. FNPs can diagnose and treat acute and chronic conditions and order and interpret diagnostic tests for patients of all ages.

This online FNP program provides the clinical skills and academic knowledge to help promote health and treat physical and psychological health, prevent disease, and provide physical assessments. The curriculum consists of online coursework, in-person clinical experiences, and on-campus intensives. A cohort model encourages connections and community building amongst students.

Coursework includes studies of topics including:

  • Advanced assessment
  • Theory foundations for advanced nursing
  • Advanced pharmacology and therapeutics
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Advanced pathophysiology

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Colorado Denver 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

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

Additional Info

  • This program requires on-campus intensives.