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

Program Details

Prepare to provide comprehensive, patient-focused care to individuals across the lifespan with UConn’s online Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner degree program. FNPs can deliver preventative healthcare services for both acute and chronic conditions from infants to the elderly.

Students learn the skills necessary to perform routine checkups, oversee health risk assessments, and offer counseling services. This online nurse practitioner degree can lead to employment in primary care practices such as women’s health, family practice, pediatric, and internal medicine. Graduates are eligible to apply for the FNP Primary Care certification examination.

Courses examine topics related to:

  • Advanced pathophysiology across the lifespan
  • Advanced pharmacodynamics and implications for nursing actions
  • Health promotion, prevention, and common health problems
  • Common and comorbid health problems in primary care practice

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Connecticut is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Must be an RN and have completed a bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution