About the online program
The Master of Science in Nursing with a focus as a family nurse practitioner is designed to prepare nurses with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing to provide primary care with an emphasis on rural underserved populations. The curriculum is delivered online on a part-time basis and requires 46 credit hours and 720 minimum clinical hours.
- Clinicals are precepted in the student’s geographical area.
- Candidates will visit SFA’s campus three times for:
- An orientation session
- Two two-day seminars for skills
Graduates of the program are eligible to take the FNP certification examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program.
Details on admission requirements and how to apply are available on the Master of Science in Nursing programs page.
*See the Graduate Bulletin for course listing details.