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Discover how to contribute to excellence in healthcare and provide quality, evidence-based and holistic primary care to diverse communities throughout the lifespan with our family nurse practitioner track (FNP) in the online MSN degree program.

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Program Details

Next Start Date: 1/9/2023
Course Length: 8 Weeks
Estimated Length: 2-3 years (full-time option only)
Credit Hours: 45
Cost Per Credit: $585
Accreditation: ACEN

MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner Track Overview

The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) track within Campbellsville University’s online MSN degree program will provide you with the knowledge needed to advance your career and take the national certification exam to become a certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Throughout the curriculum, you will gain a minimum of 660 clinical hours of experience. Taught by faculty members who have years of experience in nursing, the online MSN degree allows you to conveniently complete your studies on your own time.

The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) track in the online MSN degree program teaches you how to be an effective, independent practitioner and use evidence-based practice to promote health and manage care for patients and families across the lifespan. You will discover how to use scientific findings to implement the improvement of healthcare in different settings.

The Family Nurse Practitioner track within Campbellsville University’s Master of Science in Nursing program allows nurses to complete coursework during their hectic schedule, without the need to commute to campus. You can complete the program as a full-time student in as little as two years and as a part-time student in three years.

Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Additional Program Information


Course Map

The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) track within the online MSN degree program from Campbellsville University consists of 45 credit hours, including 19 credit hours of core Master of Science in Nursing Program requirements and 26 credit hours of track-specific requirements. Additionally, students will earn a minimum of 660 clinical hours.


Admissions Requirements

See Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program Student Handbook for Complete Information

To apply to Campbellsville University Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) online program, prospective students must complete/provide/satisfy the following steps:

  1. Online application
  2. Completed a BSN degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university
    1. Official Transcript Request Form (via Adobe Sign). In most cases, this will allow us to request your transcripts on your behalf.
    2. All official college transcripts from each college or university previously and currently attended confirming a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  3. A copy of a current, valid, unencumbered RN license, verification/validation from a state licensing board website or Nursys® must be submitted.
  4. Documentation from your current/previous employer(s) Human Resource (HR) Department showing that you have completed at least 2,000 patient care hours within the last two years.
  5. Three letters of recommendation submitted through the standardized reference form obtained from the enrollment counselor. The following are acceptable individuals for the three letters of reference:
    • A current clinical supervisor, nurse, manager or other health care provider who has direct knowledge of your skills in the clinical setting
    • A professor, faculty member, Dean of the School of Nursing or academic advisor who can provide a meaningful assessment of your academic record. If you have been out of school for five years or more, a nurse educator or clinical instructor can provide the academic recommendation.
    • A practicing clinical nurse professional or APRN who has served as a mentor and can address your abilities as a nurse
  6. Completed Technical and Performance Standards document
  7. A Background check is the final step in the admissions process

Information on State Licensure Requirements


Costs & Financial Aid

The online MSN program Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN FNP) track costs $585 per credit hour. To give students more support in funding their education, Campbellsville University is committed to working with students to identify and pursue available financial aid opportunities.


Nursing Careers

Graduates of Campbellsville University’s online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) track can advance their nursing career and pursue professions including:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner

Why CU Online?

Focused on Your Growth

Our well-rounded education in the arts and sciences is central to our goal of fostering your personal and professional growth.

Faith-Based Education

Founded in 1906 as a Christian university, we welcome diverse perspectives and prepare students to become Christian servant leaders.

Affordable and Convenient

Campbellsville seeks to provide an affordable education for its students. Our online degree programs are in a convenient format so you can study whenever and wherever you want.

Accreditation

Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Campbellsville University.

Benefits of Learning Online

Campbellsville University offers several dynamic online degrees so that students can continue their education and hone their skills. Campbellsville’s online campus has been recognized as one of the best by numerous outlets. The institution’s faculty members have real-world experience in their fields, so students can get a glimpse of working in their prospective career. Students can also conveniently fit online coursework into their busy schedules.


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Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. A C E N Accredited

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) Disclosure

RN to BSN

The baccalaureate nursing program at Campbellsville University located in Campbellsville, KY is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the baccalaureate nursing program is Continuing Accreditation

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.com/accreditedprograms/
programsearch.htm

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program

The master’s nursing program at Campbellsville University located in Campbellsville, KY is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the master’s nursing program is Initial Accreditation

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.com/accreditedprograms/
programsearch.htm