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CCNE Accredited

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing and the postgraduate A.P.R.N. certificate program at Angelo State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

In addition, all nursing programs have full approval status by the Texas Board of Nursing.

Texas Board of Nursing
1801 Congress Avenue, Ste. 10-200
Austin, TX 78701
Telephone: 512-305-7400
Fax: 512-305-7401

Program Details

A female family nurse practitioner in a white lab coat talks to a girl at her medical office

What Can You Do With an M.S.N.-FNP Degree?

Family nurse practitioners are in great demand throughout Texas and the U.S. Plus, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment opportunities are expected to increase by 40% through 2031, adding over 100,000 new high-paying positions.

You can start your career as an FNP as soon as you graduate and pass the licensure exam. Our graduates currently serve in a wide variety of healthcare settings and in private practice.

  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “My favorite class was Anatomy my freshman year. This was my first glimpse into what my future would look like. That class created an experience that allowed me to discover my strengths and weakness and work on becoming a successful student.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Alexis Samora</strong>, Class of 2022, Nursing</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “My nursing degree launched me on this journey, and that education has made everything else possible.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Tracie Watkins</strong>, CEO, Shannon Rehabilitation Hospital, San Angelo | Classes of 2002 and 2020</p> </blockquote>
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Why Earn My M.S.N.-FNP Degree at Angelo State?

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National Recognition

Over the last several years, our online M.S.N.-FNP program has earned top national rankings for quality and affordability from respected publications like Fortune Magazine, as well as multiple online higher education guides, including and ASU has long been recognized as one of the top nurse practitioner schools in Texas.

A female family nurse practitioner smiles at her patient as they talk about the test results.


Our M.S.N.-FNP is an online nurse practitioner degree designed to accommodate your busy schedule. Your on-campus attendance requirements are kept to a minimum, and your clinical requirements can usually be completed in your city of residence in Texas. Our staff are here to help you set up your clinical practicums at a healthcare facility near you.

ASU nursing students working together.

Strong Connections

While this is an online program, you will still be invited to join our ASU Nursing Honor Society and Student Nurses Association. Membership will foster additional networking opportunities with healthcare professionals, as well as foster a stronger connection to your fellow nursing students and the ASU Ram Family.

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  • Committed to Your Success

    Whether you’re pursuing a master’s degree, doctoral degree or certificate/certification, you have access to all the services in our College of Graduate Studies and Research. You’ll find information and resources for everything from registering for classes and writing a thesis – to available graduate/teaching assistantships and graduate research opportunities.