Delaware FNP Programs

Nurses who graduate from MSN programs that prepare Nurse Practitioners are licensed as Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) by the Delaware Board of Nursing.

Nursing licensure requirements for licensure include: licensure as an RN; a master's degree or a post-basic program certificate in a clinical nursing specialty with certification from a national certification body recognized by the Board.

Consider a Featured Online FNP or DNP Program currently accepting applicants:

George Mason University offers an Online MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner concentration. The program is CCNE accredited and prepares you to sit for exams from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Regis College offers multiple online Master of Science in Nursing programs from five specialties, including Pediatric NP, Family NP, Psychiatric Mental Health NP, Women’s Health NP or Adult-Geriatric NP. ACEN Accredited. Regis College also offers an Online DNP program.

They either meet a specified number of practice hours in the role and population focus you are applying for within the past 2-5 years or have graduated from a specialty program within the previous two years. Additionally, newly licensed APRNs who have not practiced for at least 2 years or 4,000 hours must have a collaborative agreement with a physician.

Nurse leaders may be licensed as either an APRN or RN, depending on their individual training and educational background. RN licensure in Delaware is available either by examination or endorsement.

MSN and FNP Salaries in Delaware

According to data published in May 2018 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary for a Nurse Practitioner in Delaware was $108,340. This is significantly higher than the average RN salary of $74,800.

Overall, national employment of nurse practitioners and other advanced practice nurses is expected to increase 26% between 2018 and 2028 due to an increased demand for healthcare services.

Consider a Featured Online FNP Program currently accepting applicants:

Nursing @ Simmons delivers the online Master of Science in Nursing program from Simmons University. The CCNE-accredited program is designed for licensed RNs, who already hold a Bachelor's degree, seeking to advance their careers by earning an MSN in as few as 20 months.
APRNs, earn your Doctor of Nursing Practice online in as little as two years from Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Become a leader in your field and improve health care through evidence-based research. Master of Science in Nursing and RN license required.

Nursing @ Georgetown delivers the online MS in Nursing program from Georgetown University. In as few as 19 months, RNs with a BSN can earn their degrees to pursue certification in an APRN specialty.
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Nursing @ USC delivers the online Master of Science in Nursing program from the University of Southern California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Department of Nursing. RN and BSN required.

FNP Programs in Delaware

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Family Nurse Practitioner Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Wilmington University
New Castle
  • M.S.N. Nurse Practitioner: Family, Adult/Gerontology - CCNE Accredited

MSN Programs in Delaware

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Family Nurse Practitioner Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Wesley College
Dover
  • RN to Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) - ACEN Accredited