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M.S.N. - Family Nurse Practitioner

Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) - Family Nurse Practitioner

When you earn this M.S.N. degree and licensure as a family nurse practitioner (FNP), you will be able to work as a FNP in a wide variety of healthcare settings, or even start your own practice.

Our M.S.N.-FNP program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and has full approval status from the Texas Board of Nursing.

Program Faculty

Our dedicated and talented professors have real-world nursing experience in the subjects they teach and in virtually every healthcare setting.

They are ready to take you to the next level.

Career Opportunities

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 26% through 2028.

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Our Courses

This is an online nursing degree. On-campus attendance requirements are kept to an absolute minimum, and clinical requirements can usually be completed in your city of residence in Texas.

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