Request Degree Program Information

Clicking the "Submit" button above constitutes your express written consent to be called and/or texted by Carson-Newman University at the number(s) you provided, regarding furthering your education. You understand that these calls may be generated using automated technology.

MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner

Admission Requirements             APPLY NOW
Financial Aid Cost to Attend

 

Our Master of Science Degree in Nursing (MSN) - Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program graduates are prepared for advanced practice as a FNP and eligible to take the national FNP certification exam. 

 

Flexible

 

Want to be physically present in the classroom with your faculty for face-to-face, live instruction?  Choose our on-campus program!  APPLY NOW!

 

MSN In-person Course/Lab/Clinical

 

 

 

 

Prefer online? Click Online - MSN FNP for more information!

 

 

Program Highlights:

  • Content delivered within the context of Christian beliefs and values
  • Highly motivated, caring faculty 
  • Stimulating clinical experiences

 

Plan of Study - On-Campus MSN FNP (Full-Time):

 

 

 

 

FALL SEMESTER

 

COURSE

 

HOURS

NURS 501

  Advanced Pathophysiology

3

NURS 503

  Advanced Pharmacology

3

NURS 507

  Advanced Health Assessment

3

 

TOTAL

9

 

 

SPRING SEMESTER

 

COURSE

 

HOURS

NURS 513

  Theories of Nursing

3

NURS 531

  Advanced Primary Nursing Care for Women

6

 

 TOTAL

9

 

 

SUMMER SEMESTER

 

COURSE

 

HOURS

NURS 510

  Advanced Statistics   

3

ELECTIVE

 

3

 

 TOTAL

6

 

 

FALL SEMESTER

 

COURSE

 

HOURS

NURS 516

  Research Methods and Design in Nursing

3

NURS 535

  Advanced Primary Nursing Care for Children and Adolescents

6

 

 TOTAL

9

 

 

SPRING SEMESTER

 

COURSE

 

HOURS

NURS 537

  Advanced Primary Nursing Care for Adults

7

NURS 540

  Accountability for Advanced Practice

3

NURS 600

  Advanced Practice Project (2)

2

 or

 

 

NURS 660

  Master's Thesis (2)

2

 

 TOTAL

12

 

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS

45

College Rankings Best Baccalaureate College 2015 Yellow Ribbon Participating School