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Affordable Excellence

Carson-Newman’s online Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner and online Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate offer a liberal arts higher education in a convenient online format. Individuals pursuing their MSN-FNP or Post-Master’s FNP Certificate appreciate streamlined programs that save them up to $200 per credit hour when compared to nationwide competitors.

Accessible Financial Aid

Carson-Newman students may take advantage of a wide array of financial aid options. As a military-friendly school, Carson-Newman offers an extensive range of benefits that are available to military personnel and their dependents.

More to Value

Carson-Newman is a private college with more than 100 years of history and educational excellence. Carson-Newman is recognized in the top tier in its category by U.S. News & World Report. Carson-Newman's Christian liberal arts education offers more in terms of life experience and value.

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Tuition Fees by Program

Online MSN-FNP Program

  • Cost per credit hour: $650
  • Length of courses: 15 weeks
  • Total degree requirement: 46 credits
  • Total tuition cost: $29.900

Online PMC-FNP Program

  • Cost per credit hour: $650
  • Length of courses: 15 weeks
  • Total degree requirement: 32 credits
  • Total tuition cost: $20,800

To better understand your cost of attendance, use the Tuition & Fees Calculator. You can modify the number of courses needed to fit your credit transfer situation and determine your costs.

Please Note: Your total program cost may vary depending on overall units required to complete your degree. To find out what your total tuition may be, contact an Enrollment Advisor today by scheduling an appointment.

Compare MSN-FNP Programs*

School Cost per credit Number of Credits Cost of Tuition Clinical Placement Provided? Number of Residencies Required
Carson-Newman $650 46 $29,900 Yes 1
Vanderbilt $1,716 40 $68,640 Yes 10
Walden $715 58 $41,470 No 0
Drexel $1,026 56 $57,456 No 2
Univ. of Tennessee $700 (in-state) 67 $46,900 No 2 per semester
Tennessee Tech $690 (in-state) 46 $31,740 No 0

*Based on publicly displayed information on university websites, as of April 2021