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Nurse Practitioner, MSN

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The Capstone College of Nursing (CCN) offers the online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree with specialization in the Dual Nurse Practitioner (NP) Concentration in Psychiatric Mental Health and Family Nurse Practitioner. 


This dual NP concentration prepares students to sit for both the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) – across the lifespan and the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) national board certification exams. Single role concentrations in these NP specialties are also offered. The FNP concentration prepares students for certification as an FNP, and the PMHNP concentration prepares students for certification as a PMHNP – across the lifespan. Students complete coursework online and attend two on-campus sessions (one day each) during their program of study. Students are expected to find individual sites and preceptors; however, CCN will assist students with this process to secure a CCN Letter of Agreement (LOA) or Clinical Affiliation Agreement with the healthcare agency.Nurse Practitioners are health promotion and disease prevention experts who manage and diagnose common acute and chronic illnesses. Nurse Practitioners provide quality, safe, cost-effective care.* Nurse Practitioners teach and counsel individuals, families, and groups according to their practice specialty.*

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Pharmacology 
  • Evidence-Based Practice Roles and
  • Processes for the Nurse Practitioner
  • Advanced Pathophysiology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    40-46 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Statement of purpose 
  • Resume or curriculum vitae 
  • Contact information for two references
  • Copy of active RN license from every state in which you are licensed.
  • FOR NP APPLICANTS ONLY: Complete the writing sample. 
  • Official MAT or GRE score 
  • Complete the writing sample.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14615 USD/semester
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  • National

    5390 USD/semester
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