Family Nurse Practitioner Student from Wilmington University
College of Health Professions & Natural Sciences

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

Prepare for Advanced Practice with a Nurse Practitioner Degree

Designed for professional RNs who seek advanced or private practice opportunities, this CCNE-accredited master’s degree nurse practitioner program prepares you for APRN licensure and board certification. You’ll blend theory, practice and scholarly inquiry and graduate ready to practice or to seamlessly continue to doctoral level study.

Master of Science in Nursing Designed for Busy RNs

This affordable program couples rigorous academics with the flexibility working RNs need. The hybrid schedule combines online learning and synchronous virtual classes along with two face-to-face seminars that take place twice a year for practicum students. Practicum experiences begin in the latter half of your program of study, providing advance notice for your scheduling needs.

Expert Instruction From Caring Nurse Leaders

Wilmington University faculty are experienced, active nurses and health care practitioners, who understand the challenge of balancing shift work, family and master’s degree courses. Their rich and diverse experience in today’s complex health care environment keep this nurse practitioner MSN degree program on the leading-edge of methodology and practice.

Your MSN-FNP degree requires a minimum of 700 clinical hours.
55 credits 7 semesters to complete

$1,611 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit graduate degree course.
Wilmington University tuition is based on cost-per-credit. You only pay for the courses you need to complete your MSN-FNP degree.

Career and Industry Outlook for MSN-FNP Graduates

A MSN-FNP opens the door to clinical practice and career growth.



I wanted to do more in the healthcare field, and looked for ways to further my education. At Wilmington University, with each class that you take, you can take that knowledge and apply it to the next class, and to clinical practices. And each step is set up to help you succeed and do well, to get to where you want to be." — Taneestar Cohen
MSN Nurse Practitioner Female Student from Wilmington University

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