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Family Nurse Practitioner

The Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner program is designed to produce a nursing professional with advance practice nursing skills to provide primary health care to patients across the lifespan for underserved rural or urban populations. The 46-47 hour, primarily online, FNP option provides advanced theory and clinical education emphasizing high quality, cost-effective, unique health care that results in a high level of patient satisfaction. 

Graduates will be eligible to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) certification exam for Family Nurse Practitioners which enhances their opportunity for advancement in the field. They will be able to seek approval to practice FNP in North Carolina or other state of choice.