Colorado Technical University

Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner (Online)

Are you interested in becoming a family nurse practitioner, and working to develop your skills in taking patient history, physical examination, diagnostic testing, diagnosis, and treatment?

Employment of advanced practice nurses, including nurse practitioners, is projected to grow 31 percent from 2016 to 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.1

Colorado Technical University’s Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP) program integrates a foundation of evidence-based practice, population health, policy, informatics and nursing theory, with concentration courses in pathophysiology, pharmacology, and assessment.

About the MSN-FNP Program:

  • Can be completed in as little as 24 months
  • Tuition starting at $36,720
  • Combine didactic coursework with two in-person lab weekends
  • The program’s 630 direct-care practicum hours can be completed in your community (if available)
  • Programmatically Accredited2

Explore how to manage care that is interdisciplinary, collaborative and culturally appropriate as well as provide primary care to diverse, underserved, and vulnerable populations across the lifespan.

To take the first steps toward MSN enrollment at CTU, you'll need to have an unencumbered license to practice as a RN in the U.S. as well as a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

CTU’s online and mobile-friendly nursing programs are designed for busy nurses looking to advance their education. Courses are designed by nurses for nurses. Classes are just 5½ - 11 weeks long with 8 class starts a year. Learn more.

1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, and Nurse Practitioners,, visited October 4, 2018. Conditions in your area may vary.
2 The Master of Science in Nursing degree program at Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (
For important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program, go to Not all programs are available to residents of all states.

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