Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
University of North Alabama

Program Details

The Master of Science in Nursing program from the University of North Alabama offers an online Family Nurse Practitioner concentration. Students in this degree track gain the education and experience preparing them to provide patient-centered and evidence-based healthcare for individuals of all ages.

Graduates of this online Nurse Practitioner program are eligible to sit for the national FNP certification exam. Students are able to select their own clinical locations within their local community. Clinical courses focus on specific populations including adult and geriatric, female, and pediatric.

Some of the topics covered in coursework include:

  • Advanced pathophysiology
  • Health policy, social issues, and theory
  • Diversity, ethics, health promotion, and informatics
  • Advanced pharmacology

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of North Alabama is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

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

Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Students must attend two on-campus intensive experiences.
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a professionally accredited institution in the US and an unencumbered license to practice nursing in the United States.

Restricted States

California, US Territories