Online Graduate Nursing Programs

Female family nurse practitioner student taking notes while interviewing a patient with Carson-Newman accreditation badges

The MSN-FNP degree program in nursing at Carson-Newman University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.


Online Graduate Nursing Programs

100% Online FNP Programs

Carson-Newman online Master of Science in Nursing - FNP and Post-Master's FNP Certificate programs are delivered 100% online (not including clinicals or residency) and are designed to empower working RNs for career advancement, while continuing to work full-time. The online MSN-FNP and PMC-FNP programs are taught by a caring faculty of expert nurse educators who are active nurse practitioners in their communities.

Nursing students in our online MSN-FNP and PMC-FNP programs can expect unrivaled student support from a dedicated student success advisor and stress-free clinical placements for master's level clinical rotations.

Carson-Newman University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, and the MSN-FNP program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Our nursing programs use evidence-based practice and a holistic approach to nursing to produce autonomous caregivers who think critically and approach healthcare from an ethical perspective.

100% online

Access your coursework anytime, anywhere

Clinical placement services

We help find you a clinical placement site and preceptor

Affordable Tuition

A private school education at a state school price


Select Your Personal Pathway

Online Nursing Degree and Certificate Programs Designed for Working Nurses

Program length will vary based on pathway, progress and awarded transfer credits. Apply today or ask an Enrollment Advisor how to get your free and fast transfer evaluation, usually within 24 hours.


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

Online MSN-FNP (Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner)

Online MSN-FNP

For the BSN-prepared nurse, choose the Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner option and graduate prepared to sit for the FNP national certification exam in as few as 32 months.


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You are an RN with a Master's in Nursing (MSN) Degree

Online Post-Master's FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner) Certificate

Online Post-Master's FNP Certificate

For the MSN-prepared nurse, choose the Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate option and graduate ready to sit for the FNP national certification exam in 24 months or less.


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