Online Family Nurse Practitioner, Master | Online | Simmons University | United States
MSN Online

Online Family Nurse Practitioner

24 months
1235 USD/credit 29640 USD/year
1235 USD/credit 29640 USD/year
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Simmons University offers an online Master of Science in Online Family Nurse Practitioner program that extends our esteemed Boston-based FNP program to students across the country through a dynamic, online learning platform.


Online Family Nurse Practitioner at Simmons University’ innovative, online FNP program is designed for licensed registered nurses (RNs) who hold a BSN or a bachelor’s with a major in Nursing.

A Supportive Nursing Education Designed to Fit Students’ Lives

The Nursing at Simmons University online FNP program is designed to help nurses earn their MSN while continuing to provide care and help patients in their communities — we offer full-time, part-time, and extended program options, and consistent support from faculty and staff. 

Programme Structure

You can select to do one of the following for your project:
  • A quality improvement proposal
  • A critique of existing medical literature
  • Your own research, approved by the Simmons Institutional Review Board (IRB)
In addition to learning to conduct a head-to-toe physical examination, you will:
  • Advance your knowledge of prescribing medications
  • Improve your communication skills
  • Become familiar with diagnosing acute and chronic illnesses
  • Turn to resources to develop plans and follow-ups for patients
  • Understand the synthesis of various medications

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 28 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • We offer five start dates throughout the year: in January, March, May, September, and November.


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General requirements

  • a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university
  • a current unencumbered and unrestricted U.S. registered nurse (RN) license
  • successfully completed (with a grade of 83 or better) a three-credit course in statistics and a three-credit course in health assessment. If you do not meet this requirement, please contact admissions to discuss other options for fulfilling this requirement.
  • current résumé
  • one- to two-page personal statement
  • transcript(s) of your academic record
  • three letters of recommendation
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score, if your native language is not English. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1235 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    29640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1235 USD per credit during 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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