Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Registered nurses with a bachelor’s degree in any field who are interested in becoming a Certified Nurse-Midwife or Nurse Practitioner can enroll in the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program at Frontier Nursing University (FNU). Upon completion of the MSN program, students have the option to continue on to the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program.
Why Should You Earn Your MSN at FNU?
The MSN program at FNU offers a variety of career paths. You have the option to become a nurse-midwife, family nurse practitioner, women’s health care nurse practitioner or psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner. Graduates of the MSN program are eligible to earn their DNP without applying a second time.
At Frontier Nursing University, we’re committed to a Culture of Caring that ensures every student feels they are part of a tight-knit community. Our faculty are committed to being present and supportive throughout your educational journey. And with FNU’s distance education model, your home community is your classroom. You complete your clinical practicum in your community, working closely with a practitioner.
At FNU, you can earn an MSN in one of the following specialties:
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner
- Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
What Can You Expect from Your MSN Program?
- Become a Certified Nurse-Midwife, Family Nurse Practitioner, Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner or Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
- Complete your coursework online
- Full or part-time options available
- Two brief on-campus stays
- Complete your clinical practicum in your home community
- 675 clinical hours for the MSN
- 96% of 150+ faculty members are certified nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners