Master of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner
Utica University

Program Details

Utica University offers a CCNE- accredited online master’s degree in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP).
 
The 48 credit hour program, can be completed in as few as 32 months. Students are expected to take 6 credits per 16 week semester, or one class every 8 weeks.
 
As a FNP, you’ll be able to provide a higher level of patient care. In this role you can diagnose and treat patients, establish community programs, and complete research that changes healthcare.

The FNP degree mandates a 3-day (Fri – Sun) immersion experience and 720 practicum hours, which can be applied towards the 1,000 hours required for a DNP degree.

FNP Certification: The online MS – FNP program prepares you for national certification through American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Board (AANP).

The master’s degree programs in nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner [FNP], Leadership and Education) and the post-graduate APRN FNP certificate program at Utica University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

A post graduate Certificate in FNP is also available.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Utica University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, US Territories, International, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa