Online MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner

Prepare for an In-Demand Career as a Family Nurse Practitioner

Take the Next Step Toward Achieving Your Goals

The online MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) degree from the University of West Florida trains registered nurses to provide primary care to patients across the lifespan. This online program includes a direct care core, specialized coursework and 600 practicum hours for hands-on experience in advanced nursing practice. Featuring the latest approaches and a faculty of nursing experts, the MSN – FNP program prepares graduates for national certification exams and lasting career success.

Advance your career and gain the right skills for FNP certification with this competitive online degree.

At UWF, we strive to provide multiple pathways to transfer credit, so you can complete your degree faster. Military experience or credit you’ve earned toward health-related certifications or licensures may transfer as credit toward your degree. With multiple start dates a year, you can begin your Family Nurse Practitioner program online when it’s best for you.

100% Online Coursework*

CCNE Accredited

Multiple Start Dates Per Year

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Elevate Your Role in Treating Patients

UWF has designed this program to train students for advanced nursing practice in primary care settings. You will learn to take a holistic, patient-centered approach to preventive health services, health education and disease management in family, community or rural care settings. Because UWF’s MSN – FNP degree is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, you can be confident you’re gaining the knowledge and experience you need to deliver the highest quality patient care.

Convenient Format

You can complete the MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner courses fully online in just 27-30 months

Personal Attention

Through this program, you’ll receive individualized attention from expert faculty with years of relevant experience.

Hands-On Learning

Engage in valuable workplace training through 600 hours of practicum experience in the field.

Discover the Convenience of UWF’s Online Programs

With our online programs, you can easily fit your studies into your busy schedule while building a solid foundation in the skills you need to succeed in your career. Our experienced faculty teach in a personalized environment, leveraging innovative learning strategies to help you grasp concepts. You will also have access to a wealth of resources that encourage your success from enrollment through graduation.

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A Rewarding and Rapidly Growing Occupation

Family nurse practitioners are in high demand, as projections indicate 46% employment growth from 2021 to 2031. This rising demand helps make FNP a financially rewarding occupation, as the median annual salary is $120,680.

FNP Work Settings

  1. Rural health clinics
  2. Outpatient clinics
  3. Community health units
  4. Private practice settings

Employment and median salary figures (as of 2022) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

About UWF Online

With a history of more than 50 years of leadership in education, UWF offers academic degrees with a mission to create the next generation of big thinkers. Based in Pensacola, our forward-thinking online degree and certificate programs prepare students for success through creative, collaborative learning experiences.

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* Practicum work is completed in hospital, clinical or education settings.