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Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

About the Program

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Deliver family-focused care to diagnose and treat the body and mind. The Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner program at Columbus State University is designed for the registered BSN nurse like you to complete a degree while continuing your career. Full-time students can complete the program in as little as 2 years.

Completely online, the MSN FNP at CSU’s School of Nursing has a curriculum that is creative to the core. Clinical hours can be completed in your own area (765 clinical hours are required). You’ll develop and nurture collaborative and interdependent relationships with other health care professionals to foster optimal client health outcomes. Holistic care plans will consider a wide range of healthcare services that revolve around the family unit. By utilizing nursing research, you’ll explore evidence-based practices and demonstrate cultural competence that reflects sensitivity to human diversity.

The master's degree program in nursing at Georgia Intercollegiate Consortium for Graduate Nursing Education (Consortium of Columbus State University and Georgia Southwestern University) is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

The CSU School of Nursing will begin enrolling new students in the CSU-only program in Spring 2020. The FNP Program will be enrolling new students in Summer 2020. The FNP Program will be the same program as offered under GICGNE, including all courses in the degree track. Because the master's degree is only accredited under GICGNE, the School of Nursing is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Take your next step. Foster the kind of creativity and innovation that healthcare demands and the world needs with your Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner from CSU.

Career Opportunities

When you earn your Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner degree, you’ll be prepared for a broad range of careers including:

  • Care management NP
  • Clinical coordinator
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • FNP program director
  • Health center manager
  • Physician assistant
  • Urgent care NP

Degree Requirements

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Admissions Requirements

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