Carson-Newman University Nursing

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Carson-Newman University Nursing

Online FNP Programs

Prepare to thrive as an independent and autonomous primary care provider to families by earning an RN to MSN-FNP, MSN-FNP or a Post-Master’s FNP Certificate. As a Family Nurse Practitioner with an advanced degree, you can:

  • Focus on a holistic approach to nursing as you prepare to improve the health of individuals, families and entire communities
  • Empower your career with a high-demand FNP specialty that affords higher salary potential and more career opportunities 
  • Prepare to fill the growing need for primary care providers in response to the predicted shortage of 20,000 primary care physicians within the next year
  • Enjoy the work-life balance that comes from steadier work hours in a variety of settings
Choose Carson-Newman University
  • Study when it’s convenient for you with a 100% online program (excluding clinicals and residency) and no mandatory login times
  • Enjoy stress-free clinical placements and unrivaled student support
  • Learn from an expert faculty of passionate educators who are active nurse practitioners in their own communities
  • Graduate feeling prepared to take the national Family Nurse Practitioner exam
  • Apply now for a free and fast transcript evaluation (usually within 48 hours)

Join the ranks of in-demand FNPs who will fill more than 56,100 new nursing positions expected over the next decade. Carson-Newman offers two FNP programs based on your level of education:

RN to MSN-FNP PROGRAM INFORMATION

  • Program completion in just over 4 years
  • Fast track your career by earning your BSN and MSN-FNP in one streamlined program
  • ADN or Nursing Diploma required

MSN-FNP PROGRAM INFORMATION

  • Program completion in as few as 32 months
  • Stress-free clinical placements for clinical rotations
  • Meet your classmates and instructors in person in one on-campus residency
  • BSN required

POST-MASTER’S FNP CERTIFICATE INFORMATION

  • Program completion in 24 months or less
  • Stress-free clinical placements for clinical rotations
  • Build upon your current nursing education and experience 
  • MSN required

Join the ranks of FNPs who will fill the predicted 56,100 new nursing positions over the next seven years according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The nursing field is projected to grow by 36%! 

Choose the right program based on your level of education:

RN to MSN-FNP Program Information MSN-FNP Program Information Post-Master’s FNP Certificate Information
  • Program completion in just over 4 years
  • Fast track your career by earning your BSN and MSN-FNP in one streamlined program
  • ADN or Nursing Diploma required
  • Program completion in as few as 32 months
  • Stress-free clinical placements for clinical rotations
  • Meet your classmates and instructors during one on-campus residency
  • BSN required
  • Program completion in 24 months or less
  • Stress-free clinical placements for clinical rotations
  • Build upon your current nursing education and experience 
  • MSN required

Download a program guide and get instant access to details about our online FNP programs by completing the form on this page.