Florida Schools Offering MSN - Nurse Practitioner Programs
To become an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) in Florida you must have graduated from a MSN Nurse Practitioner program or a Post-Master's Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program. The programs offered here are fully accredited by the CCNE and/or the Florida Board of Nursing. Graduates of these programs are eligible for certification exams as well as licensure as Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners. Read more about ARNP requirements.
You'll find various areas of specialization offered at different schools including family, adult, pediatric, geriatric, mental health, anesthesiology, neonatal, educator, women's health and others. Some programs are offered online and others are solely campus based to fit students' needs.
Pursuing an advanced education in nursing such as an MSN - Nurse Practitioner track opens up multiple career advancement opportunities in a Florida health care industry that is one of the fastest growing in the country. Nurse practitoners in Florida earn on average $35 to $40 an hour depending on location, experience and other factors. Job growth for ARNPs in Florida is projected to increase over the next decade as the population ages, requiring more complex medical attention and a shortage of health care providers impacts the state.
Featured Florida Nurse Practitioner Programs
Maryville University - St. Louis offers two CCNE accredited online MSN Nurse Practitioner Programs: Family Nurse Practitioner and Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner.
Programs Offered Online: MSN - (Family Nurse Practitioner -FNP, Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner - AGNP)
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University of Cincinnati - College of Nursing
The University of Cincinnati - College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The MSN - Nurse Midwifery online program is accredited by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM).
Programs Offered Online: MSN - (Specializations: Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Midwifery, Clinical Nurse Specialist - Nurse Educator)
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Frontier Nursing University - Distance Education
The Frontier Nursing University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of College and Schools. They offer online MSN Programs with post masters certificates in the following areas: Certified Nurse Midwifery (accredited by ACME), Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner (accredited by the NLNAC). FSMFN also offers an online DNP program accredited by the AACN.
Programs Offered: Online ADN - MSN (Tracks: Nurse Midwifery) , Online MSN - (Tracks: Nurse Midwifery), DNP (Online)
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Graceland University - School of Nursing
The RN-BSN, RN to BSN/MSN and MSN programs are CCNE and NLNAC accredited. RN to BSN and RN to BSN/MSN program Practicums can be completed in the student's community.
Online Programs Offered: RN to BSN, RN to BSN/MSN and MSN - (Specializations: Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator), Post-Graduate Certificate (Specializations: Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Education), Doctor of Nursing Practice DNP (Online)
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Philadelphia University - Distance Education
The Midwifery Institute is accredited by the American Commission for Midwifery Education.
Programs Offered: MS Completion Program - Midwifery, MS in Disaster Medicine and Management, MS - Midwifery.
Schools Offering Nurse Practitioner Programs in Florida
Barry University College of Health Sciences - Division of Nursing
The MSN nurse practitioner programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Barry University accepts applications year-round, click below to request information and program materials.
Program Offered: RN/BSN-to-MSN, Part-Time MSN - (MSN Tracks: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Administrator, Nurse Educator), Accelerated RN to MSN, RN to MSN Bridge (RN with baccalaureate in another field to MSN), Post-Master's Certificate (Tracks: Acute Care NP, Family NP, Nursing Administration), PhD in Nursing
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Barry University College of Health Sciences, Health Sciences Admissions, 11300 N.E. Second Avenue, Miami Shores, FL 33161-6695
University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies
The University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education for both the undergraduate and graduate programs. The anesthesia program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Programs. The nurse-midwifery program is accredited by the American College of Nursing-Midwives.
Program Offered: Second Degree BSN, Accelerated BSN, RN to BSN, MSN - (Tracks: Nurse Anesthesia, Nurse Midwifery, Acute Care NP, Adult NP, Family NP, Blended Role Psychiatric/Mental Health Specialist, Women's Health NP), PhD Nursing, Graduate Certificates: Education or Research
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University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, P.O. Box 248153, Coral Gables, FL 33124