Maryland FNP Programs

We found 1 Family Nurse Practitioner Program in Maryland, but there are a few online MSN programs available from Maryland-based universities.

Online MSN programs are available from Frostburg State University, Salisbury University, Stevenson University, Towson University, and the University of Maryland. All of these programs is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

CCNE accreditation ensures that the program has been certified as offering an effective and high quality education that reflects current professional standards.

Nurses who graduate from MSN programs that prepare Nurse Practitioners are licensed as Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) by the Board of Nursing. Requirements for licensure include current RN licensure, graduation from an accredited program, and current national certification.

School Level Program Admissions
Georgetown University Master Online Master's in Nursing
Nursing@Georgetown delivers Georgetown University’s MS in Nursing program online, preparing RNs with a BSN to pursue certification in an APRN specialty: AG-ACNP, FNP, NM/WHNP, or WHNP.
Utica University Master Online MS - Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
Prepare for Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Board (AANP).
Simmons University Master Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program
Scholarships are available for the online Family Nurse Practitioner program at Simmons University.
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Online MSN Programs in Maryland

Frostburg State University

Frostburg State University offers an Online MSN with concentrations in Leadership and Management, Education, Family Nurse Practitioner, or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. The non-clinical concentrations may be completed entirely online in 4-6 semesters.

Both of the Nurse Practitioner programs require some on-campus experiences, but the majority of program requirements may be completed online. Students should expect to be on campus an average of twice per semester for specialty NP courses, in addition to periodic on-campus immersion experiences and a required orientation program.

Stevenson University

Stevenson University, based in Owings Mills, offers an Online RN to MSN with concentrations in Nursing Education, Nursing Leadership/Management, and Population-Based Care Coordination. Students in the program earn their BSN and then have the option to immediately proceed into MSN coursework, making it one of the shortest RN-MSN programs in the state.

University of Maryland

The University of Maryland at Baltimore offers multiple online MSN degrees, including the Online RN to MSN, an MSN in Health Services Leadership and Management, and an MSN in Nursing Informatics. Coursework is completed entirely online and the programs may be completed in two years. If you are not a Maryland resident but reside in a state belonging to the Southern Regional Education Board, you may be eligible for in-state tuition prices.

School Level Program Admissions
St. John Fisher University Master Master of Science in Nursing
4 program options: PCFNP, PMHNP, AGACNP, AGPCNP. Part-time and accelerated tracks available. The Wegmans School of Nursing is ranked among the top 100 nursing schools nationally, and is No. 6 in New York state.
George Mason University Master Online MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
CCNE Accredited. Prepare to sit for exams from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Campbellsville University Master Online MSN with FNP Track
Discover how to contribute to excellence in healthcare and provide quality, evidence-based and holistic primary care to diverse communities throughout the lifespan.
Sacred Heart University Master Online MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
GRE/GMAT Not Required.
Seton Hall University Master Online MSN - Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care
CCNE-accredited program, 100% AANPCB exam pass rates for primary care graduates over the past five years.
Seton Hall University Master Online MSN - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Graduate prepared to sit for ANCC's Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing board certification.
Seton Hall University Master Online MSN - Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care
CCNE-accredited program, Primary and Acute tracks.
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FNP Programs in Maryland

View all programs in Maryland below.
School Program Accreditation Location
Bowie State University Master of Science in Nursing ACEN Bowie
Johns Hopkins University Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) CCNE Baltimore
Morgan State University Master of Science - Nursing CCNE Baltimore
Notre Dame of Maryland University Master of Science in Nursing ACEN Baltimore
Salisbury University Master of Science (Nursing) CCNE Salisbury
Stevenson University Master of Science in Nursing CCNE Stevenson
Towson University Nursing (M.S.) CCNE Towson
University of Maryland MS in Nursing CCNE Baltimore
Washington Adventist University RN-MSN Nursing NA Takoma Park

Licensure in Maryland

Note that NPs must have a collaborative agreement with a physician for 18 months before independent prescribing authority will be granted by the state. Nurse educators and nurse leaders may be licensed as either an APRN or RN, depending on their individual training and educational background.

MSN and FNP Salaries in Maryland

According to data published in May 2018 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary for a Nurse Practitioner in Maryland was $115,060. This is significantly higher than the average RN salary of $76,820.

Job growth for NPs in Maryland is expected to remain strong. According to the Robert Graham Center, which conducts policy studies in family medicine and primary care, significant portions of the state are full or partial primary care provider shortage areas. Additional providers are needed to ensure that residents in both urban and rural parts of the state can access appropriate levels of care.