MSN Online

Family Nurse Practitioner (Online)

12 months
1069 USD/credit 59864 USD/year
1069 USD/credit 59864 USD/year
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If you want to take the next step along your professional nursing journey into advanced practice nursing, the Family Nurse Practitioner (Online) program of Drexel University is designed with your needs in mind.


Key facts

The College of Nursing and Health Professions delivers a carefully crafted curriculum in the Family Nurse Practitioner (Online) program of Drexel University which covers both family and individual primary care across the lifespan from, birth to death. As such, it focuses on wellness care, acute and chronic illnesses management, and clinical strategies/interventions in health promotion, health maintenance, disease prevention and contemporary healthcare issues seen in family medicine. And upon graduation, you will become immediately eligible to sit for your Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam through AANP or ANCC.

Where can a Family Nurse Practitioner work?

Earning an MSN FNP and passing the board certification exams officially entitles practitioners to hold the title of Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (CFNP). Completing these steps will open many career opportunities to practitioners in potential workplaces such as:

  • Physician’s Offices
  • Primary Care Clinics
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Hospice Facilities
  • Family Practice and Internal Medicine Clinics
  • Private Practice
  • Correctional Institutions

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Confronting Issues in Contemporary Health Care Environments
  • Advanced Ethical Decision Making in Health Care
  • Quality and Safety in Healthcare
  • Research Methods and Biostatistics
  • Evaluation and Translation of Health Research
  • Advanced Pathophysiology

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


56 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from program fully accredited by National League of Nursing (NLN) and/or American Association Colleges of Nursing (AACN.) The accrediting body for NLN is ACEN and the accrediting body for the American Association Colleges of Nursing is CCNE.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above from your BSN
  • 1-2 years of medical/surgical nursing experience preferred
  • A current, unrestricted United States RN license

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    59864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1069 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    59864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1069 USD per credit during 12 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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