Admissions Requirements: MSN Family Nurse Practitioner

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The Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner online program is designed for nurses already holding their BSN who are seeking to reach the next level of their practice. Nurses interested in working as a nurse practitioner will benefit from this online degree program.

Applications for the online MSN program are accepted year-round. Applicants are reviewed for admission based on their ability to successfully complete their graduate studies, as well as the criteria listed below.


  • Active and unrestricted current RN license
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree conferred from a regionally and ACEN (formerly NLNAC) or CCNE accredited institution
  • Completion of an undergraduate statistics course with a grade of “C” or better.
  • A minimum of one year of RN experience
Complete Online Application
Application Deadline: September 3, 2019


University of Cincinnati graduate school online application


Official transcripts from all institutions attended

Minimum GPA

Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the last degree earned. (A comparable level of achievement is expected for other grading systems.)


Three letters of reference

References should come from individuals who can attest to your academic and professional skills.

Goal Statement

Personal goal statement


Matriculation Fee

$300 non-refundable matriculation fee required upon acceptance

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The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.

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