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.
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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 EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
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