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Achieve Your Full Nursing Potential as an FNP

The Post-Master’s FNP certificate online program at Carson-Newman is accredited, affordable, and offers advancement for nurses with a master’s degree looking to thrive as autonomous family nurse practitioners. By focusing on a holistic approach to nursing, you will develop the ability to influence and improve the health of individuals, families, and entire communities.

This MSN to FNP certificate part-time program is 100% online (not including clinicals or residency), which allows you to continue your education on a schedule that supports work-life balance.

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Projected Job Growth by 2029

$109,820  Median Total Annual Wages*


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

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  • Pediatrics
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  • Women's Health
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About the Program

Admissions Requirements

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and NLN - or CCNE accredited program
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Active, unencumbered RN license
  • Letter of personal goals and aspirations

Your Affordable MSN to FNP Certificate 
Carson-Newman is one of the nation's most affordable private colleges with a cost of only $20,800* and no application fee.

*Varies based on transfer credits


 

Hear from One of Our Online MSN-FNP Students

Learn more about what our students are saying.

Residency Experience

One three-day required on-campus residency experience provides you the opportunity to meet and connect with your peers and program faculty. During the residency, students will come to campus for hands-on skills practice and complete an advanced assessment physical exam.

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Carson-Newman University students working with patients

Sample Curriculum

A Private School Education at a State School Price

The online PMC-FNP program consists of 32 credit hours and can be completed in as few as two years or less, taking eight 15-week online courses. Learn from experienced FNP and DNP faculty who are active nurse practitioners in their communities.

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Clinical Placement

Students in Carson-Newman’s online family nurse practitioner programs receive clinical placement services for all of their clinical rotations. We’ll handle locating a site and securing a preceptor for you, so you can focus on building your competencies as an FNP.

To learn more about clinical placement support in our online FNP programs, check out the commonly asked questions below.

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When Will I Receive My Clinical Placement Details?

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Access Your Guide

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For people like new nurses or older nurses like me, I think this is a great opportunity to learn and advance in our careers. Carson-Newman University has everything that you need to succeed for the purpose of gaining useful knowledge and being able to serve in the community.

Rosalie Ferry, FNP Certificate Student

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Christy OConnell
The faculty are very educated, very knowledgeable.

Christy O’Connell, MSN-FNP Student, Class of 2021

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Nichole Luckshis
[This program] strives to navigate around nurses' schedules, especially [those] that are still working full-time, which is exactly what I needed.

Nichole Luckshis, MSN-FNP Student, Class of 2021

Frequently Asked Questions

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IMPORTANT BULLETS

  • 100% Online Coursework
  • Less Than $30k Total Tuition
  • Clinical Placement Services Provided

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Founded in 1851, Carson-Newman is a nationally ranked Christian liberal arts university.

An online, yet personal, learning environment connects you with fellow students, faculty, and staff. Faith and learning are combined to create evidence-based online undergraduate and graduate nursing programs designed to transform you into a more autonomous caregiver. Through its online program and student-centric curriculum, Carson-Newman provides a life-changing education where students come first.

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Fully Supported All The Way

Carson-Newman is a leader in adult online education. Students enrolled in our online FNP programs can expect the same academic rigor and support as on-campus nursing students. Our dedicated faculty and staff empower working nurses to turn their vision into reality. From enrollment support to clinical placement to guidance until graduation, you’ll never be alone on your FNP journey. 

Your student success team will help you with:

  • Enrollment Support
  • Admissions Requirements
  • Program Details
  • Clinical Placement 
  • Tuition Information
  • Upcoming Start Dates
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