Master of Science
in Nursing

Discover the difference.
Let Salve Regina University help you reach your personal and professional goals.

Close

Request
Information

By submitting this form, I am providing my digital signature agreeing that Salve Regina University may email me or contact me regarding educational services by telephone and/or text message utilizing automated technology at the telephone number(s) provided above. I understand this consent is not a condition to attend Salve Regina University or to purchase any other goods or services.

If you have any issues with your submission, reach out to us at:

onlinenursing@salve.edu

Getting Started with Salve

Learn More

Request
Information

By submitting this form, I am providing my digital signature agreeing that Salve Regina University may email me or contact me regarding educational services by telephone and/or text message utilizing automated technology at the telephone number(s) provided above. I understand this consent is not a condition to attend Salve Regina University or to purchase any other goods or services.

If you have any issues with your submission, reach out to us at:

onlinenursing@salve.edu

Getting Started with Salve

Our MSN-FNP program is designed for those who have graduated from an accredited program (with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above) and hold an RN or an advanced degree.
Financial aid is available.
Completion of the MSN-FNP program means you are set up for a successful career as an advanced practice nurse focused on family medicine.
Our program allows the flexibility for you to earn your MSN with FNP concentration on your time, in your home.
Our holistic approach to educational excellence means you will gain the in-depth skills and advanced learning you need to lead and to inspire others to embrace healthy living.
msn-fnp Program

Flexible & Affordable.
Your Journey Begins Here.

Pricing
$29,000*

Pricing

$27,000 ($562.50 per credit hour) for nurses from non-partner institutions. $29,000 ($604.00 per credit hour) for nurses from partner institutions
*Pricing reflects cost of nursing curriculum only

Flexibility

Complete our MSN-FNP program in as little as 36 months with six different start dates per year

Benefits

Preferred tuition rate for nurses at partner institutions extends to spouses and family members as well as members of the military

Join Our Program.
Focus Your Future.

You will earn your MSN-FNP by completing 48 credits and a minimum of 600 hours of precepted clinical work (split across three or more classes). A minimum of 30 credits must be taken at Salve Regina University to obtain your masters degree. To apply, you must have an RN license that is current and in good standing, and you must have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher. All qualified students are eligible for admission regardless of race, color, age, gender, disability, religion, or national origin.

Comparison

There is a Difference

Salve Regina University

$27,000
$562.50 / nursing credit hour
36 Months

Simmons College

$67,680
$1,410 / nursing credit hour
xx Months

Regis College

$45,080
$980 / nursing credit hour
xx Months

URI

$35,045
$763 / nursing credit hour
xx Months

UT Arlington

$30,084
$654 / nursing credit hour
36 Months

Chamberlain College of Nursing

$29,925
$655 / nursing credit hour
xx Months

Coursework

Nursing Curriculum

Salve Regina University welcomes you! Our online MSN with a concentration on Family Nurse Practitioner is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and through it, you will explore innovation and learning opportunities that ensure your future is focused on making a positive impact on others.

Working toward your MSN-FNP highlights your leadership skills and empowers you to do more to encourage others to embrace healthy living and social justice. Upon graduation, you will join other nursing professionals who advocate daily for the well-being of individuals and families and the communities where they live. Ready to use your leadership, purpose, and commitment to make an impact? Focus your future and apply to Salve Regina University's fully online MSN-FNP today.

Required courses

nur503

Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology

nur505

Role of Advanced Practice Nurse

nur510

Theoretical Foundations for Advance Practice Nursing

nur512

Advanced Health Assessment

nur514

Advanced Health Informatics

nur520

Research for Evidence-Based Practice

nur533

Family Theories

nur535

Pharmacologic Principles for Advanced Practice Nursing

nur538

Health Promotion Across the Lifespan

nur540

Application of the Advanced Practice Nurse Role I

NUR550

Advanced Practice Care I

NUR552

Advanced Practice Care II

NUR555

Application of the Advanced Practice Nurse Role II

NUR565

Application of the Advanced Practice Nurse Role III

Educational Excellence. Progressive Approach.

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1934, Salve Regina University is a Catholic institution known for excellence in learning and fueling the imagination of students to bring forward progressive ideas that marry intellect and spiritual growth.

Accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, we enroll nearly 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Our programs are designed to support a world that is harmonious, just, and merciful by integrating student experience and personal values with competency in theory and in practice.

Step Confidently Into Your Future
Apply Today

To apply to Salve Regina University's online RN to BS in Nursing program, prospective students must complete the application online at admissions.salve.edu/apply..

Applicants must also provide official transcripts from all degree-granting institutions and show verification of their RN license.