MSN Family Nurse Practitioner

May 01, 2019
May 13, 2019

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Our Online Nursing Graduate Programs are ranked #10 in US World & News Report’s list of top online nursing programs! As with all MSN programs at UC Online, the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. To enroll, applicants must already have a BSN degree from an accredited institution. An additional year of RN experience is required.

FNPs are trained to work with patients of all ages and backgrounds on anything from health promotion to disease prevention or lifestyle counseling. Family nurse practitioners often work with patients throughout the course of their life, forming long-term relationships that require compassion and skilled communication.

Some of the most popular workplace settings for family nurse practitioners include:

  • Private Practices
  • School Nursing
  • Rural Clinics

What is MSN Family Nurse Practitioner?

The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program prepares nurses to diagnose and manage common and complex medical conditions across the lifespan, from children to the elderly. The demand for knowledgeable, qualified FNPs grows each year, and they are quickly becoming the health partner of choice for millions of Americans. As clinicians who blend clinical expertise in diagnosing and treating health conditions with an added emphasis on disease prevention and health management, FNPs bring a comprehensive perspective to health care.

Graduates of this program meet the criteria for taking certification exams as Family Nurse Practitioners.

Family Nurse Practitioner caring for pediatric patient

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Our Nursing Grad School continues to be ranked one of the BEST Online Programs in U.S. News & World Report for 2019.

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