Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
Youngstown State University

Program Details

The Youngstown State University online MSN program offers a Family Nurse Practitioner concentration to the working adult student.  This concentration is designed for those pursuing a career working with culturally diverse populations and age groups.  Coursework will combine advanced core courses prioritizing theoretical foundations of practice with FNP speciality courses.  Online FNP program studies will include but are not limited to:

  • Pharmacology
  • Diagnostics
  • Healthcare informatics

You will expand upon skills in management, assessment, research, clinical reasoning, and more to promote your own holistic practice.  All clinical practicums will be supervised, led by healthcare professionals preparing you for real-world scenarios through hands-on experience.  Enter a rapidly expanding and challenging field of study with the flexibility to balance your career with an academic leap forward into family nurse practitioner roles through YSU online.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Youngstown State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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

  • Valid RN license
  • 1,000 clinical hours of practice as a registered nurse