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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 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 working hours in a variety of settings

Choose Carson-Newman University

  • Enjoy stress-free clinical placements and unrivaled student support
  • 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 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%! 

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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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