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Develop advanced nursing expertise as a Family Nurse Practitioner

Prepare to thrive as an independent and autonomous primary care provider to families by earning an MSN-FNP, and join the ranks of nurse practitioners, ranked #5 in Best Jobs (U.S. News & World Report). As a Family Nurse Practitioner with an advanced degree, you can:

  • Focus on a holistic approach to nursing as you serve patients across the lifespan, improving the health of individuals, families and communities
  • Empower your career with a high-demand FNP specialty that affords more career opportunities and a median salary of $109,820 
  • Prepare to fill the growing need for primary care providers in response to the predicted shortage of up to 55,200 primary care physicians within the next decade
  • Enjoy the work-life balance that comes from greater autonomy and control over your schedule

Choose Carson-Newman University

  • Enjoy free clinical placement service and unrivaled student support
  • Affordable tuition - Our respected programs are competitively priced, saving you up to $200 per credit hour when compared with nationwide competitors.
  • Study when it’s convenient for you with 100% online coursework (excluding clinicals and residency) and no mandatory login times
  • Learn from passionate and experienced faculty who are active nurse practitioners in their own communities
  • Graduate ready to take the national certification exam as a Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Apply for free and get your transcript evaluated at no additional cost

Join the ranks of FNPs who will fill over 56,100 new nursing positions over the next seven years according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The demand for nurse practitioners is expected to increase by 52% by 2029! 

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You are an RN with a Bachelor's in Nursing (BSN) Degree

Online MSN-FNP
Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner
  •  100% Online Coursework
  •  Earn Your MSN-FNP For Less Than $30k
  •  We Handle Your Clinical Placement

You are an RN with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Degree

Online PMC-FNP
Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate
  •  100% Online Coursework
  •  Graduate in 24 Months or Less
  •  Clinical Placement Services Provided

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Whether you just have a simple question or need guidance on the next steps, our friendly advisors are here to guide you. Your Enrollment Advisor will chat with you on your schedule and guide you through the entire admissions process, so you can feel confident in moving forward with Carson-Newman.

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