Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

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ACEN Accredited

No. 2 Online NP Program in Florida1

Up to 12 Transfer Credits Accepted

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A Flexible Path to Specialized Nurse Practitioner Roles

Advancing your nursing education is an effective way to play a bigger role in caring for patients. With the MSN programs from Florida A&M University (FAMU), you can develop specialized nursing skills without stepping away from your current job. You’ll complete most of the courses online, acquiring the right skills for fulfilling (and well-paid) nurse practitioner roles.

Many factors distinguish the education you’ll receive at FAMU, including our status as one of the top-ranked Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU).2 We’re also one of the only HBCUs to offer MSN specializations in Women’s Health and Adult Gerontology. Learn to tailor care for women and individuals across the adult lifespan, getting faculty guidance that helps us achieve impressive graduation rates for our MSN programs.

Specializations That Lead to Your Goals

Acquire highly specialized skills and prepare to qualify for in-demand nurse practitioner roles.

42 Credits; 15 Courses; As Little as 1.5 Years (Full Time)

Specialize in providing patient-centered primary care for adults of every age.

The online courses delve into clinical management, health promotion, and disease prevention for all adult patient populations.

42 Credits; 15 Courses; As Little as 1.5 Years (Full Time)

Focus on promoting the best health for women throughout your community.

You will take online courses that explore advanced women’s health theory and practice, along with studies that focus on providing care to adult populations.

Learn From Community-Minded Nurse Leaders

At FAMU, you’ll engage with experienced nursing faculty who understand the complexities of today’s healthcare field and its impact on communities of color. Become a skilled nurse leader with an expanded capacity to care and address the needs of today’s patients by continuing your education at a university that ranks among the Top 10 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).2

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Online Courses That Balance Convenience and Quality

We know first-hand how demanding nursing roles can be. That’s why we bring our courses to you. Complete our bachelor’s and master’s nursing programs online and benefit from the same academic quality and esteemed faculty found on campus. You can take classes part time or join us full time to take the fast track to nursing leadership. Plus, you’ll complete the practicum requirements last, which allows you to apply everything you learned in class as you begin engaging patients.

A Curriculum That Focuses on Success

To thrive in women’s health or adult gerontology, you’ll need to back up your expertise with experience. For this reason, we build on the online instruction with a brief in-person lab intensive and a clinical placement in your community. These hands-on experiences help our graduates provide evidence-based care and achieve impressive job placement rates.

Our MSN programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission of Education in Nursing (ACEN), indicating the high quality of our coursework. As you progress through the program, you’ll learn concepts that apply to the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) licensure exam, ANCC national certification examination, and the AANPCP’s certification exam for AGPCNP.

Prepare for One of the Top-Ranked Healthcare Roles

If you’re ready to advance your nursing career, becoming a nurse practitioner is a great choice. In fact, U.S. News & World Report named nurse practitioner the second-best healthcare role in 2021.6 With FAMU’s online MSN programs, you can take an accelerated path to specialized roles in women’s health or adult gerontology.

Top 10 Nurse Practitioner Specialties7

  1. Family Nurse Practitioner
  2. Adult Nurse Practitioner
  3. Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  4. Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  5. Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  6. Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  7. Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  8. Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
  9. Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  10. Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner

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