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MSN-FNP Degree in Vermont Online Program Highlights

Carson-Newman’s online Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP) degree program prepares students for careers as family nurse practitioners in Vermont. The program prepares nurse to thrive as a Family Nurse Practitioner in their own practice (in some states).

The online Vermont MSN-FNP program is designed to help nurses keep up with the rapidly changing health care landscape, gain confidence in their nursing skills and advanced their knowledge about the latest research and treatment options to better care for their patients - whether they plan to work directly with patients as a Vermont family nurse practitioner, in a healthcare facility or somewhere else in the broader health care landscape. Carson-Newman online Vermont MSN-FNP students gain a big picture, interprofessional view of what’s going on in health care today and a comprehensive view of the critical issues at play across functions at each level.

Fast Facts

  • Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)*

  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

  • Complete assignments when it’s most convenient for your schedule with 100% online coursework (not including clinicals and residency)

  • Enjoy learning from top-notch experienced FNP and DNP faculty

  • Take as few as 32 months to complete your online MSN-FNP

  • Connect with instructors and peers at one three-day residency on-campus

*The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program in nursing at Carson-Newman University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791 (

Program Outcomes

The MSN-FNP program helps graduates from Vermont to learn how to assess and care for patients across the lifespan and  become independent advanced primary care providers. Vermont students learn to improve overall outcomes and assessment by connecting the dots between clinical expertise, research, theory, and the individual needs of patients.

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More than 110,700 new Nurse Practitioner jobs created between 2019-2029*

  • Family
  • Pediatrics
  • Women's Health
  • Adult - Gerontology
  • And More

About Vermont

Vermont is a state in the New England region of the Northeastern United States. It borders the U.S. states of Massachusetts to the south, New Hampshire to the east and New York to the west, and the Canadian province of Quebec to the north. The capital city of Vermont and the seat of Washington County is Montpelier. As the site of Vermont's state government, it is the least populous state capital in the United States. At the 2010 Census, the population was 7,855.

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