The online nurse practitioner degree from the University of South Alabama is designed for working adults seeking to advance their nursing careers. Through the MSN in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) degree students gain the knowledge and skills needed to act as the primary care provider for adults and children of all ages. The curriculum prepares you to assess, diagnose, and manage acute and chronic health problems in patients of diverse populations and from diverse cultures. Graduates will synthesize and apply advanced knowledge, theories, and research as they serve as leaders in the FNP field. They are able to apply advanced knowledge to influence health policy and delivery systems, contributing to the direction of the nursing profession.
% OnlineMostly Online
Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)
- Active unencumbered RN License
- Students may be required to return to campus at the end of fall, spring, and summer semesters for a final exam and orientation to the next semester.