Play a bigger role on the health and well-being of patients with MBU’s Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner degree. Our 100% online FNP program is designed to provide a flexible path to expanding your practice in as little as 2 years – even as you work full time.

  • 100% Online – Flexible online classes and labs that work with your shift schedule and busy lifestyle.
  • Advance your career while working full time – This program is designed to accommodate the working nurse. Full-time students can complete their degree in as few as six (6) semesters.
  • Real-world Experience – MBU’s professors have real-world, professional experience to help students stay up to date on all current challenges and trends in the field.
  • Academics and Faith– MBU is a Christian University in St. Louis, committed to providing strong academic programs with a focus on integrating personal faith in the practice of nursing while serving a global and culturally diverse community.

The MSN Family Nurse Practitioner prepares graduates for the FNP National Certification examinations.

Earn your FNP in 2 years,
even while working full time

In as few as six (6) semesters, MBU’s Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner program prepares you to expand your nursing practice into a vast array of options. Our flexible curriculum, taught by professors with real-world professional experience, integrates theory and practice, enhancing your skills and knowledge. As a Christian institution, we believe in the importance of providing strong academic programs where your personal faith can be put into practice, allowing you to better serve a global and culturally diverse community in a more holistic way.

What is a Family Nurse Practitioner?

Family Nurse Practitioners play a critical role in healthcare teams. FNPs work primarily in out-patient practices, treating patients with commonly occurring illnesses and injuries. In family practice, internal medicine and pediatric practices, FNPs perform primary and secondary care with an emphasis on following up with the patients and family.

Take a look at this article by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners to learn more about
the role of an FNP.

MSN-FNP Career Outlook

The need for Family Nurse Practitioners is on the increase

  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job openings for NPs are expected to increase 45% through 2029.
  • The median yearly pay for nurse practitioners is $115,800.

Career Opportunities

As a Family Nurse Practitioner, you can choose from a variety of practice settings such as:

  • Ambulatory Care Centers
  • Medical Offices
  • Nurse-Managed Clinics
  • Private Practices
  • Health Departments
  • Rural Health Clinics
  • Work-site Based Clinics
  • Migrant Clinics
  • Indian Health Services
  • Correctional Facilities

Admission Requirements

For more details on this online graduate degree at Missouri Baptist University, please contact the Office of Online & Graduate Enrollment Services at 314.392.2327 or graduateadmissions@mobap.edu.