MSN- Family Nurse Practitioner

Degree Option: Master’s Degree

Program: Masters

School: Sacred Heart University

Program Length

Part Time: 36 months

Full Time: 24 months

Admission Requirements

Cadidates must have a G.P.A. of 3.2 or better and have a current, unemcombered RN license. Undergraduate assessment course and statistics course required.

# of General Education Courses: 0

# of Nursing Courses: 10

Website: Link to Sacred Heart University Admissions Page


Phone: (877) 791-7181

Articulation Model: No

Advanced Placement: No

You need to be/have a:


Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing - BS/BSN

Tuition & Financial Services

Cost per hour: $955.00

Tuition and Fees: Link to Sacred Heart University Financial Aid Page

Financial Services Information

Website: Link to Sacred Heart University Nursing Tuition Page


Phone: (203) 371-7980

Program Description

The Family Nurse Practitioner track (FNP) prepares students to successfully pass either the American Nurse Association Certification or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner, allowing the student to apply for an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse license in Connecticut with full prescribing privileges. The curriculum focuses on health promotion, disease prevention and health restoration within a strong community framework and promotes student understanding of the benefits, challenges and issues of working with individuals and families from a variety of socio-cultural backgrounds. Degree candidates will spend 500 clinical hours in a variety of agencies to allow for synthesis of clinical judgment, assessment and diagnostic reasoning skills. The flexible curriculum allows for a combination of both learning online and in the traditional classroom setting.

Application Deadline


Program Location

Online Only

Campus Locations

Sacred Heart University Campus
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825