Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
Wilkes University

Program Details

Pursue advanced practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the Wilkes University online MSN program.  This advanced degree is designed for those in possession of either an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in nursing, as well as an R.N. license.  Your master’s in nursing online will incorporate clinical placement experiences, as well as flexible coursework covering topics such as:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Comprehensive health assessment

Wilkes University faculty bring academic expertise to the virtual classroom.  Through this FNP concentration, you are prepared to work with patients of all ages utilizing evidence-based practice and theory applicable to direct practice in primary care settings.  Expand your essential skills in critical thinking, decision-making, diagnostic reasoning, and professional communication.  Graduates of the MSN online program are prepared for leadership roles where they may be relied upon for their research, reasoning, and expertise in healthcare systems and policies.  Enter primary care settings with the knowledge and skills to positively affect patient and organizational outcomes through Wilkes University online.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Wilkes 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), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Applicants should have a minimum of one year of clinical experience
  • Unencumbered R.N. license

Restricted States

Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming