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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

FNP Programs in Maryland

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Family Nurse Practitioner Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants

MSN Programs in Maryland

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Family Nurse Practitioner Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Bowie State University
Bowie
  • Master of Science in Nursing - ACEN Accredited
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - CCNE Accredited
Morgan State University
Baltimore
  • Master of Science - Nursing - CCNE Accredited
Notre Dame of Maryland University
Baltimore
  • Master of Science in Nursing - ACEN Accredited
Salisbury University
Salisbury
  • Master of Science (Nursing) - CCNE Accredited
Stevenson University
Stevenson
  • Master of Science in Nursing - CCNE Accredited
Towson University
Towson
  • Nursing (M.S.) - CCNE Accredited
University of Maryland
Baltimore
  • MS in Nursing - CCNE Accredited
Washington Adventist University
Takoma Park
  • RN-MSN Nursing - NA Accredited