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Advance your nursing career and take on greater responsibility as a Family Nurse Practitioner

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Quick Facts

Total Credit Hours: 48
Total Clinical Hours: 540
Time to Completion: 30 months*
Tuition: $662 per credit hour**

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Online Family Nurse Practitioner Program

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

The demand for nurses to deliver comprehensive advanced nursing care is growing rapidly. Take on more responsibility as a healthcare provider and advance your career in nursing by becoming a nurse practitioner. As a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), you will further develop the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver nursing care to patients of all ages across primary care settings, making a positive impact on the health of your patients and the health of your communities. We know there are many online nurse practitioner programs for you to choose from – learn more about how an online FNP degree from Husson can help you obtain your master's in nursing education.


Prepare for a career as Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) 

  • Flexible online classes with 24/7 access
  • 15-week courses
  • 95% passage rate for all nursing programs on national certification exams
  • Become eligible to sit for either the American Nurses Credentialling Center (ANCC) or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam

healthcare-program-image-FNP.jpegHusson University’s online Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner program will prepare you with the skills and knowledge you need to deliver expert and compassionate care to individuals and families in a primary care setting. You’ll learn from experienced, practicing faculty, following a curriculum designed to ensure that you can work successfully with patients across the lifespan and with traditional, nontraditional and culturally diverse families. Our graduate nursing students have achieved a 95% passage rate on national certification exams, demonstrating the delivery of exceptional education in our online nurse practitioner programs.

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The master's degree in nursing online and post-graduate APRN certificate programs in nursing at Husson University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

Why Husson Online

Start When You’re Ready

Multiple start dates and no set class times or locations


Experiential Learning

Gain even more real-world experience


Personalized Academic Support

Reach your goals with our online support services


Accredited Programs

All of our programs meet standards for quality


Career Outlook

Job Growth. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the projected nurse practitioner job growth in 45% through 2029, much faster than average for all occupations. 


Median Salary. The national median nurse practitioner salary is $117,670, per the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Diverse Opportunities. With your family nurse practitioner certification, you can practice in a variety of settings including primary care offices, clinics and care facilities.


Your Career Begins Here

How to Apply

The admissions process breakdown



An affordable education to help you increase your earnings potential


Financial Aid

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Transfer Credit

Earn up to 90 credits toward your degree


Courses you will take:

NU 700 Theories and Roles for Advanced Nursing Practice (3)

NU 702 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics (3) 

NU 704 Advanced Health Assessment (3) 

NU 706 Advanced Pathophysiology (3) 

NU 708 Socio-Cultural Perception of Addiction and Population Health (3) 

NU 710 Advanced Evidence Based Practice (3) 

NU 740 Public Health Policy Issues and Challenges (3)

NU 802 Family Health I – Adult-Gero Health (3)

 -NL 802c Family Health I – Adult-Gero Health (3)

NU 806 Family Health III – Integrating Primary Care (3)

 -NL 806c Family Health III – Integrating Primary Care (3)

NU 815 Family Health II – Family Centered Care of Women, Infants, and Children (3) 

 -NL 815c Family Health II – Family Centered Care of Women, Infants, and Children (3)

NU 821 Strategy & Analysis of Organizational Process (3) 

NU 836 Healthcare Informatics and Technology (3) 

NU 840 Graduate Nursing Capstone (3)


*Potential for 24-month accelerated track **All rates subject to change

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