Minnesota FNP Programs

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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.
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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).
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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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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.
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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).
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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.
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Sacred Heart University Master Online MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
GRE/GMAT Not Required.
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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.
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Seton Hall University Master Online MSN - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Graduate prepared to sit for ANCC's Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing board certification.
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We found only 1 Family Nurse Practitioner Program in Minnesota at Minnesota State University-Mankato, but there are multiple Master of Science in Nursing programs in Minnesota, including several online MSN options.

Registered nurses in Minnesota seeking an Online MSN degree may select from numerous accredited programs based in the state, such as Capella University, Walden University, and Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Most of these programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The program at St. Catherine's University, however, is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

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

Online MSN Programs in Minnesota

Bethel University in St. Paul offers an Online Master of Science in Nurse-Midwifery degree. Coursework is completed online with one week of on-campus intensives each year; the program may be completed in 2-3 years. The University recommends that students do not work full-time while completing the program.

Capella University in Minneapolis offers an Online MSN degree with numerous options for specialization, including Care Coordination, Nursing Education, Nursing Informatics, Nursing Leadership and Administration, and multiple RN to MSN programs. Students can select to complete the program using the traditional guided path (set deadlines, tuition varies based on course load) or the flex path, which allows students to work at their own pace and take multiple courses simultaneously for a flat rate fee every 12 weeks.

Minnesota State University - Moorhead offers an Online Master of Science in Nursing with an emphasis in Nursing Education or Nursing Administration and Organization Systems Leadership. All courses are offered online and require a monthly synchronous meeting.

St. Catherine's University in St. Paul offers an Online MSN: Nurse Educator program. The degree may be completed in 21 months. Students have access to multiple scholarship programs, including the federal Nurse Faculty Loan program, and students who are employed by the University's corporate partners receive a 10% tuition discount.

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.
Website
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).
Website
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.
Website
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.
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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).
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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.
Website
Sacred Heart University Master Online MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
GRE/GMAT Not Required.
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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.
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Seton Hall University Master Online MSN - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Graduate prepared to sit for ANCC's Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing board certification.
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Seton Hall University Master Online MSN - Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care
CCNE-accredited program, Primary and Acute tracks.
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Benedictine University Master Master of Science in Nursing
CCNE accredited, 2 year program. Application fees waived.
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Sacred Heart University Master MSN - Clinical Nurse Leader
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Sacred Heart University Master MSN - Nursing Education
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FNP Programs in Minnesota

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School Program Accreditation Location
Metropolitan State University Entry Level MSN CCNE Saint Paul
Minnesota State University Moorhead Master of Science in Nursing CCNE Moorhead
Minnesota State University-Mankato MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner NA Mankato
Walden University MS in Nursing (MSN) - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (BSN Track) NCACSTHLC
Walden University MS in Nursing (MSN) - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (BSN Track) NCACSTHLC
Walden University MS in Nursing (MSN) - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (RN Track) NCACSTHLC
St Catherine University MSN: Entry-Level in Nursing ACEN Saint Paul
University of Minnesota Master of Nursing (MN) CCNE Minneapolis
Walden University Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) CCNE Minneapolis
Winona State University MS in Nursing CCNE Winona
Winona State University MS Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner CCNE Winona

Licensure in Minnesota

Nurses who graduate from MSN programs that prepare Nurse Practitioners or Nurse-Midwives are licensed as Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) by the Board of Nursing. Applicants for initial licensure must be certified in one of the 4 APRN roles.

NPs must practice for 2,080 hours within a collaborative management context in a hospital or integrated clinical setting with a physician or independent APRN before autonomous practice will be granted.

MSN and FNP Salaries in Minnesota

According to data published in May 2018 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary for a Nurse Practitioner in Minnesota was $119,160. This is significantly higher than the average RN salary of $78,920.