Oklahoma FNP Programs
We found 1 Family Nurse Practitioner Program in Oklahoma. There are multiple MSN programs available at Oklahoma based universities as well.
Graduates of a Master of Science in Nursing Program (MSN) are eligible to apply for an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) License.
Online MSN programs in Oklahoma
The following schools offer Master of Science in Nursing programs. There are many other programs available in Oklahoma, but the following emphasize online learning.
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
This program offers four tracks: Administration/ Management, Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Education, and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). Students can choose to study full or part-time. All tracks are taught primarily online except for Clinical Nurse Specialist. The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education accredits MSN programs offered at OUHSC.
Oklahoma Baptist University
This program offers two tracks: Nursing Education and Global/ Public Health. All classes are offered online and can be completed in 18 months. All MSN programs offered at OBU are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Oklahoma City University
This program offers two tracks; Nursing Education and Nursing Leadership. Students may choose to attend classes online or in-person, full or part-time. The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing fully accredits all MSN programs offered at OKCU.
Nursing Licensure in Oklahoma
The Oklahoma Board of Nursing requires that all APRN applicants first hold an RN license in the state of Oklahoma or hold a multi-state compact license. RN applicants must first attend an undergraduate program approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing then earn a passing score on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
Applicants must also become certified as an APRN by the American Board of Nursing Specialties, Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence or any other nationally recognized certification agency approved by the Board. APRN licensure is granted in the following specialties: nurse practitioner, certified nurse midwife, certified registered nurse anesthetist, or clinical nurse specialist. Applicants may also apply for prescribing privileges.
MSN and FNP Salaries in Oklahoma
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the annual mean wages for a Family Nurse Practitioner in Oklahoma are $96,590. This amount is less than the nationwide median yearly salary of $113, 930 for Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse-Midwives and Nurse Practitioners. Nurse Anesthetists report $165,490.
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the job outlook for Nurse Practitioners to grow by 26% from 2018 to 2028. This growth is much faster than the average growth rate of 5% for all occupations.