About this course
The Mount's School of Nursing offers the Master of Science in Nursing in two nurse practitioner programs: the Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (ANP) and the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). All students take an advanced practice nursing core of 15 credits.
- Students in the Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner track take 27 credits in their major, including 500-600 hours of precepted clinical practice.
- Students in the Family Nursing Practitioner track take 30 credits in this major, including 600-700 hours of precepted clinical practice.
When you earn your MSN, you'll be ready for a career in practice, teaching, research, or doctoral study. You will also be much in demand, as the need for nurse practitioners is at an all-time high, and is expected to continue for many years to come.
The Mount's School of Nursing programs have achieved accreditation from the prestigious Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). As a voluntary, self‑regulatory process, CCNE accreditation encourages continuing self‑assessment by nursing programs. CCNE supports continuing growth and improvement of collegiate professional education and post-baccalaureate nurse residency programs.