Build upon your advanced nursing knowledge and skills through certification as a family nurse practitioner. Graduates are clinical experts prepared to deliver evidence based primary care of acute and chronic health conditions in a variety of settings for individuals across the lifespan.
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EKU’s nationally-accredited program positions advanced practice nurses as expert health care providers and nursing leaders. Utilizing creative strategies for online learning, students are highly engaged in the development of foundational knowledge and clinical competencies required for national certification.
EKU online nursing programs provide an engaging learning environment and accessible collaborative faculty. For detailed information about our programs, please review the MSN Student Handbook 2021 – 2021.
Family nurse practitioners are Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) educated to provide a full range of primary care services and are becoming a health care provider of choice for many people. As clinicians with clinical expertise in diagnosing and treating health conditions with an added emphasis on disease prevention and health management, APRNs will be increasingly utilized in collaborative models of care.Learn More About Nurse Practitioner Career Opportunities
Prepare for a rewarding career with evidence-based learning and the tools needed to become highly skilled primary care providers and health care leaders.
Call or email Enrollment Advisor Stephanie Konkel for information about the EKU Online MSN-FNP and Post-MSN FNP Certificate programs.
EKU Online offers veterans and active duty military students an unparalleled online learning experience that provides accessibility, convenience and flexibility.
“I never dreamed how helpful the online (School of Nursing) faculty would be; they were always professional and promoted adult learning. My professors were very responsive to questions even outside the online class. I felt supported in my goal to succeed as the professors wanted each of us to succeed as well.”
– Lt. Col. (Ret.), Gail Reichert, DNP, RNC-OB, EKU Online DNP Graduate