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Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

  • 2-3 years

    Multiple length options available

  • 55 credits

    16 courses available

Our online Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program option is intended to offer the same rigorous education as the University of Michigan School of Nursing's traditional residential format. The online Primary Care FNP program is designed by faculty along with student input, and consultation with national experts in online learning. Faculty are trained in highly effective and cutting-edge strategies for optimal learning and student engagement. Students admitted to the online FNP program will be required to attend an on-campus orientation and come to campus for three days per term. On-campus sessions will focus on areas that are essential to student success, including skill building and testing, formative learning experiences, summative assessments of student performance and progression throughout the program, access to expert seminar content and connections with faculty and peers.

Skills You'll Gain

Students will graduate with an MSN degree with a Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner specialty. Graduates will be eligible to sit for national certification boards through American Association of Nurse Practitioners or American Nurse Credentialing Center.

  • Prepare students to be primary care providers to care for patients across the lifespan

  • Prepare students for clinical decision making

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Distance Education Disclosure

Current and prospective online students are advised to review the notices provided on our Distance Education Disclosures page. This page contains institutional policies and federally required disclosures that impact online students, including information about the state authorization and professional licensure status of the university's online programs, unique complaint procedures available to out-of-state online students, and important notices for international students.