The RN to MS in Nursing — Family Nurse Practitioner (BS Entry) in partnership with the DePaul University and their College of Science and Health School of Nursing is an online Master of Science (MS) in Nursing with a family nurse practitioner (FNP) concentration for registered nurses (RNs) who hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. Building upon the expertise and values of the largest Catholic university in the U.S., this program features thought leadership pieces from CommonSpirit Health, one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the U.S. The degree focuses on holistic care from diagnosing, treating, and helping to manage illnesses to counseling and patient education, tackling every aspect of medical service in a variety of populations, from infants to seniors.
The program is a combination of extensive practical experience through 600 clinical hours and high-quality online learning content with a focus on social responsibility and ethical and political engagement in nursing. Participants will graduate with an MS in Nursing accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and be prepared for the FNP National Certification examination (FNP-BC).
Duration - 2 years, 9 months