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Online FNP Program in Virginia Program Highlights

Carson-Newman’s online MSN-FNP program in Virginia helps students enhance their nursing skills and build on their previous nursing experience. Whether learning to assess their patients from a holistic perspective, or looking beyond immediate symptoms to determine treatment based on all available evidence. MSN-FNP graduates from Virginia learn to solve complex problems and make confident decisions based on an astute ability to understand patients at a deeper level.

Fast Facts on Our FNP Nursing Program

  • High-quality experienced FNP and DNP faculty

  • Complete your online MSN-FNP in as few as 32 months

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

  • 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)

*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 Virginia to operate independently as advanced primary care providers and learn how to assess and care for patients across their lifespans. Virginia students learn to improve assessment and overall outcomes by connecting the dots between research, clinical expertise, theory, and the individual needs of patients.

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About Virginia

Virginia is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains. The history of Virginia begins with documentation by the first Spanish explorers to reach the area in the 1500s, when it was occupied chiefly by Algonquian, Iroquoian, and Siouan peoples. After a failed English attempt to settle Virginia in the 1580s by Walter Raleigh, permanent English settlement began in Virginia with Jamestown, Virginia, in 1607.

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