Rhode Island FNP Programs

We do not currently have any FNP programs in our directory in Rhode Island, but there are a few MSN programs available.

The Rhode Island Board of Nursing requires that all APRN applicants first achieve national certification through an approved APRN licensure certification organization and exam. The Board approves APRNs for three different roles: Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) or Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS). APRNs may practice as a primary or acute care provider and must choose a population focus.

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 Rhode Island

The following schools offer Master of Science in Nursing programs. There are many programs available in Rhode Island, but the following emphasize online learning.

The University of Rhode Island

This program offers four tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. All tracks can be completed full time in 2.5 years and part-time in 3. The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredits all programs offered at this University. Graduates may pursue certification through an approved certification organization.

Rhode Island College

This program offers three tracks: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, or Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS). Students may choose full or part-time study. The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredits all programs offered at this college.

Salve Regina University

This program offers one track: Family Nurse Practitioner. Classes are taught in a hybrid method. Graduates are eligible to pursue certification through an approved certification organization. The program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and the New England Commission of Higher Education.

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.

Nursing Licensure in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Board of Nursing requires that all APRN applicants first receive a registered nurse license. After attending an undergraduate program approved by the Rhode Island Board of Nursing, registered nurse applicants must earn a passing score on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and then apply with the Rhode Island State Board of Nursing for licensure. Rhode Island does not participate in multi-state licensure for nurses of any level.

MSN and FNP Salaries in Rhode Island

The United States Bureau of Labor reports that the annual mean wages for a Nurse Practitioner in Rhode Island are $108,630. This amount is less than the nationwide median yearly salary of $113,930 for Nurse Practitioners. Registered Nurses report $76,650.00.

The United States Bureau of Labor reports the job outlook for Nurse Practitioners to grow by 26% from 2018 to 2028.

FNP Programs in Rhode Island

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Family Nurse Practitioner Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants

MSN Programs in Rhode Island

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Family Nurse Practitioner Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Rhode Island College
Providence
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - CCNE Accredited
University of Rhode Island
Kingston
  • Master of Science in Nursing - CCNE Accredited