Doctor of Nursing Practice / Family Nurse Practitioner
University of Wyoming

Program Details

Achieve the new standard for advanced practice nursing with an online Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Wyoming. The Family Nurse Practitioner concentration allows students to gain the skills and knowledge necessary for careers in rural-based primary care nursing.

This online FNP program prepares students to utilize evidence-based practice to optimize health outcomes for their patients. The curriculum includes components of online coursework, on-campus intensives, and clinical placements. Graduates will be prepared to engage in leadership activities to promote excellence in rural healthcare. 

Some of the topics covered in this degree program include:

  • Advanced health assessment
  • Clinical decision-making
  • Science of quality improvement and safety
  • Wellness for adults in primary care
  • Primary care for children, adolescents, and families

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Wyoming is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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

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

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a nationally accredited program
  • Students are required to attend on-campus intensives during the program.