There are limited FNP specific programs in our directory for Idaho. You may consider an Online FNP program - there are 2 MSN programs in our directory with campus locations in Idaho.

Nurses who graduate from MSN programs that prepare nurse practitioners are licensed as Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) in Idaho. This umbrella term includes nurses who are certified as Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Anesthetists, Clinical Nurse Specialists, and Certified Nurse-Midwives.

According to rules published by the Idaho Board of Nursing, requirements for licensure as an APRN include: current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Idaho; completion of an accredited graduate or post-graduate APRN program; and current national certification in the specified APRN role. Temporary licensure is available to nurses who are awaiting the results of their certification examination.

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

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.

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.

Typical curriculum for MSN programs vary based on the specialization and track selected. Boise State University and Northwest Nazarene University offer MSNs that prepare students to be certified as Nurse Practitioners (NPs).

According to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, NP programs should provide theoretical and evidence-based clinical knowledge that prepare students for national certification in their anticipated area of population-focused practice.

Entry-level core NP competencies are the same regardless of population-focus and include education in: Management of Patient Health/Illness Status, The Nurse Practitioner-Patient Relationship, The Teaching-Coaching Function, Professional Role, Managing and Negotiating Health Care Delivery Systems, Monitoring and Ensuring the Quality of Health Care Practices, and Culturally-Sensitive Care.

This coursework is supplemented with required clinical hours. Most NP programs can be completed in 2-4 years.

Consider a Featured Online FNP Program currently accepting applicants:

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 Idaho

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Family Nurse Practitioner Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants

MSN Programs in Idaho

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Family Nurse Practitioner Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Idaho State University
Pocatello
  • Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.) - CCNE Accredited