We found 4 Family Nurse Practitioner Programs in Nebraska. Nebraska requires that all licensed nurses begin with completion of a Nebraska Board of Nursing-approved undergraduate nursing program.

The next required step is to complete a Master's Program in Nursing that is officially accredited by the US Department of Education, either the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

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.

The next step is to become accredited by a national certifying body concordant with their specialty. Nurses who achieve a master's in science in Nebraska have four specialties from which to choose: Certified Nurse Midwife, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, or Nurse Practitioner.

Due to Nebraska's participation in the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) statute, nurse practitioners who achieve licensure in a state outside Nebraska are able to receive Nebraska licensure without re-examination.

Top Nurse Practitioner Programs in Nebraska

Creighton University

CCNE-accredited Creighton University offers the chance to practice in any of a number of specialty areas. Nurses can also seek unique options in cardiology or oncology sub-specialization.

University of Nebraska Medical Center

The University of Nebraska Medical Center boasts a hospital partner that is a magnet; it has many other clinical partnerships located around Nebraska and receives considerable grant funding. CCNE-accredited UNMC offers multiple tracks at the MSN level.

Clarkson College

The Clarkson College program offers two of the more common specialties, family practice and adult-gerontology care, in an online format. Although taught at the master's level, the ACEN-accredited Clarkson puts a healthy focus on research. Students can expect to write a journal article during their education at the institution.

Nebraska Methodist College

Nebraska Methodist College offers CCNE-accredited online adult-gerontology and family nurse practitioner options.

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.

Salary and Career Information for Nurse Practitioners in Nebraska

Education is followed by formal transition to practice. A newly-educated Nebraska nurse practitioner will accrue 2,000 hours of experience under a transition-to-practice agreement with a physician.

According to a 2017 supply and demand report, statewide APRN shortages are expected through 2025. The following regions were expected to be particularly hard hit: Northeast, Central, Omaha, and Lincoln.

Nebraska nurse practitioners will earn an average of $48.04 an hour in 2020 ($99,930 for those working 40-hour weeks year-round), per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

FNP Programs in Nebraska

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Family Nurse Practitioner Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Clarkson College
Omaha
  • Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner - ACEN Accredited
Creighton University
Omaha
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Clinical Systems Administration - CCNE Accredited

MSN Programs in Nebraska

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Family Nurse Practitioner Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
College of Saint Mary
Omaha
  • Master of Science in Nursing - ACEN Accredited
Creighton University
Omaha
  • Master of Science in Nursing - CCNE Accredited
Nebraska Wesleyan University
Lincoln
  • Master of Science in Nursing - CCNE Accredited
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha
  • MSN - CCNE Accredited