Iowa FNP Programs

School Level Program Admissions
George Mason University Master MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner Website
University of West Florida Master Nursing, M.S.N. - Family Nurse Practitioner Website
Fairleigh Dickinson University Master MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner Website
Nova Southeastern University Master MSN APRN Family Nurse Practitioner Website
Campbellsville University Master APRN with FNP Track Website
Rivier University Master MS in Nursing: Family Practitioner Website
Sacred Heart University Master MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner Website
Seton Hall University Master Master of Science in Nursing - Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care Website
Seton Hall University Master Master of Science in Nursing - Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care Website

We found 8 Family Nurse Practitioner Programs in Iowa. Iowa requires that licensed nurses complete an undergraduate nursing program that is officially approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing.

Additionally, nursing students must attend programs accredited by a national body such as the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The CCNE has approved six Master's Nursing programs in Iowa and ACEN has approved zero.

Online MSN Programs in Iowa

The following state-approved schools offer fully or partially online Master of Science in Nursing programs in Iowa.

Briar Cliff University

Briar Cliff offers three tracks within their MSN program in the field of Nurse Practitioner: Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), and Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. The program is designed to be completed in three years. Students are required to attend a summer health assessment course, which includes six mandatory on-site health assessment lab days on campus. The school supports students in finding a clinical preceptor in the student's geographic location to fulfill the required total of 540 clinical hours.

Morningside College

Three concentrations are offered within the MSN degree at Morningside College: Clinical Nurse Leader, Family Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, and Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. This program requires 500 clinical hours along and one on-site residency. Both full-time and part-time options are available.

The University of Iowa

Students can pursue a specialized MSN-CNL (Clinical Nurse Leader) degree at the University of Iowa. The program is conducted online, with the exception of required attendance on campus for one Advanced Clinical Practice course and a pre-degree orientation and post-degree review visit. The program consists of six semesters and one winter session.

School Level Program Admissions
Utica College Master MS - Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Website
King University Master MSN: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Website
University of West Florida Master RN to MSN Website
Benedictine University Master Master of Science in Nursing Website
Concordia University - Saint Paul Master Master of Science in Nursing Website
Seton Hall University Master Master of Science in Nursing - Health Systems Administration with Case Management Website
Sacred Heart University Master MSN - Clinical Nurse Leader Website
Notre Dame College Master Master of Science in Nursing Education Website
Bethel University Master Master of Science in Nursing: Administrator Website

Nursing Licensure in Iowa

After attending an undergraduate nursing program recognized by the Iowa Board of Nursing, applicants must earn a passing score on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and then apply with the Iowa State Board of Nursing for licensure to practice in Iowa.

Iowa requires that nurses renew their licenses every three years, by the 15th day of their birth month. Iowa stipulates a continuing education requirement of 36 clinical contact hours to be completed within the most recent three-year licensed period.

Salary Information for MSN graduates and Nurse Practitioners in Iowa

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of May 2018 the annual mean salary for nurse practitioners in Iowa was $106,290 (on par with the national estimate, which is $110,030).

Iowa registered nurses earned an annual mean salary of $59,130 (the national average was estimated to be $75,510) and nursing anesthetists in Iowa earned $209,130 (significantly higher than the estimated national average of $174,790). Nursing instructors in this state earned an annual mean salary of $80,490, approximately commensurate with the national average of $81,350.

FNP Programs in Iowa

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Allen College

Waterloo
  • MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) - Accredited
  • MSN - Master's Completion Program for Nurse Practitioners - Accredited

Briar Cliff University

Sioux City
  • MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner - Accredited

Clarke University

Dubuque
  • Master of Science in Nursing MSN-FNP - Accredited

Graceland University

Lamoni
  • MSN- Family Nurse Practitioner - Accredited

MSN Programs in Iowa

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Allen College

Waterloo
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - Accredited