The Online MSN-FNP Program from Simmons University

Master of Science in Nursing to Become FNP

Online Program

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For more than a century, Simmons has offered a pioneering liberal arts education for undergraduates integrated with professional work experience. Today, we also offer renowned coeducational graduate programs in nursing and health sciences, education, liberal arts, communications management, social work, and library and information science. Our MBA program is designed specifically for women.At Simmons, we place students first. Our hands-on curriculum integrates intellectual leadership, career preparation, and community orientation, because all three approaches are necessary for success. We are proud of our welcoming, collaborative community that encourages dialogue, action, and respect.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 39,600
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 25,162
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 14,438
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $3,131
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    NO
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    NO
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    NO
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    NO
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO
School Information
  • College Type
    Private
  • Setting
    Urban
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
Student Population
  • Student Count
    1,752
    Undergraduate
    3,180
    Graduate
    262
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    8.2%
    Population
  • Female
    91.8%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    All Female
Master of Science in Nursing to Become FNP
  • Program Description
  • Simmons University's online Nursing at Simmons program offers currently licensed RNs an opportunity to earn their Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) to become Family Nurse Practitioners. The online MSN program is designed for RNs who already hold a bachelor's degree, preferably a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).

    Nursing at Simmons students benefit from:

    • Renowned faculty members who are recognized experts and continue to work as clinical practitioners.
    • Engaging online classes with intimate class sizes
    • Learning experiences that provide opportunities for real-world application through case studies and clinical placements.

  • Courses

  • Advanced Pathophysiology, Research Methods, Health Promotion: A Global Perspective, Advanced Pharmacology, Across the Life Span, Advanced Health Assessment Across the Life Span, Health Care System: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, FNP I: Primary Care Nursing of the Childbearing and Childrearing Family, FNP II: Primary Care Nursing, Family Theory: Health and Illness, FNP III: Primary Care Nursing Informatics, Clinical Decision Making, Scholarly Inquiry