Online Nursing Programs

Online Nursing Programs

100% Online Nursing Programs

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

Online nursing students can expect unrivaled student support, with one-on-one guidance from a dedicated student success advisor. Stress-free clinical placement is also available for master’s level students in our online RN to MSN-FNP, MSN-FNP and PMC-FNP programs.  

Carson-Newman University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and our online nursing programs are 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.

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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 an Associate's in Nursing Degree (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing

RN to BSN (Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing)

Online RN to BSN

Choose the RN-BSN option to:

  • Update your nursing skills and enhance clinical expertise to advance your nursing practice
  • Meet qualification requirements for employment at a Magnet hospital
  • Prepare for career advancement and management roles
  • Lay the foundation for a graduate nursing degree
  • Qualify for positions with a median annual salary of $73,550 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
 

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RN to MSN-FNP (Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner)

Online RN to MSN-FNP

Choose the RN-MSN-FNP option to:

  • Fast-track your MSN nursing education and earn your BSN along the way
  • Prepare to provide primary care to individuals and families throughout the lifespan
  • Graduate ready to take the national certification exam as an FNP in just over four years
  • Learn from caring expert nurse educators who are nurse practitioners in their own communities
  • Benefit from stress-free clinical placement support for your MSN level courses in your local area
  • Join the ranks of in-demand FNPs who will fill more than 56,000 new nursing positions over the next decade
  • Qualify for positions with an average annual salary of $109,021 according to the AANP 2018 Nurse Practitioner Compensation Survey
 

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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)

Online MSN-FNP

Choose the MSN-FNP option to:

  • Enhance clinical expertise and develop deep knowledge of a variety of populations including children and adolescents, adults and the elderly, women and more
  • Graduate prepared to sit for the national certification exam as an FNP in as few as 32 months
  • Enjoy more professional autonomy and work-life balance as a Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Prepare to thrive in an in-demand field projected to grow by 36% by 2026
  • Qualify for positions with an average annual salary of $109,021 according to the AANP 2018 Nurse Practitioner Compensation Survey
 

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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

Choose the Post-Master's FNP Certificate option to:

  • Enhance your nursing credentials with a Family Care specialization
  • Graduate ready to sit for national certification exam as an FNP in 24 months or less
  • Benefit from stress-free clinical placement support in your local area
  • Enjoy more professional autonomy and job satisfaction as a Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Earn your certificate faster by taking advantage of our generous transfer policy and multiple start dates
  • Qualify for positions with an average annual salary of $109,021 according to the AANP 2018 Nurse Practitioner Compensation Survey
 

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