APRN Nurse Practitioner Programs in Hawaii

According to the Hawaii Board of Nursing APRN and APRN Rx licensure requirements, you must hold a master's degree in nursing and certification from a national certification body in the appropriate field of practice to become a nurse practitioner in Hawaii with prescriptive authority. The schools offering nurse practitioner programs in Hawaii have a variety of concentrations or specializations and upon successful completion of the program graduates will be eligible for the national certification exam in their area of concentration.

The University of Southern California (Nursing@USC) Master of Science in Nursing (MSN-FNP) program is preparing a new family nurse practitioner (FNP) who will address both the biomedical and social factors affecting patient health. Through a first-of-its-kind integration of nursing and social work education. The program trains FNPs to deliver care across the life span in a variety of primary care settings. Click Here to contact Nursing@USC for more information.

Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Sciences (Nursing@Georgetown) offers an online Family Nurse Practitioner Master's program. Graduates are eligible to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Family Nurse Practitioner certification exams. Click here to contact Nursing@Georgetown and request additional information.

Online Nurse Practitioner programs have become popular with baccalaureate educated registered nurses in Hawaii due to their flexibility and option to complete a program from just about anywhere. Online nursing schools often offer their students assistance finding clinical sites sites in a convenient location, usually within the student's local geography. Some of the Nation's finest online NP programs are listed below alongside campus based programs offered in the state of Hawaii.

MSN nurse practitioner programs are designed for those practicing nurses who would like to broaden their careers by enhancing their skills and education. There is often a wide age and experience range found in these programs, which even in the online format, allows for a dynamic learning environment where students can share their experience and build a network of colleagues.

According to the Advance for Nurse Practitioners 2007 Salary Survey, Nurse Practitioners in Hawaii had one of the highest average annual salaries in the United States. Nurse Practitionaers in Hawaii earned an average annual salary of $89,814.

Below are the nurse practitioner programs offered in Hawaii along with contact information and accreditation information. The online programs have no residency requirements. Learn about other MSN programs offered in Hawaii.

Nurse Practitioner (NP) Programs Offered in Hawaii

Georgetown University Online Master's in Nursing

Georgetown University’s Online Master’s in Nursing Nursing@Georgetown enables registered nurses with a BSN to earn an MS in Nursing online from Georgetown University and prepare for certification in an APRN specialty. The deadline to apply is approaching. As a Nursing@Georgetown student, you will:

  • Earn your MS in Nursing in as few as 19 months.
  • Choose from one of four APRN specialty areas: AG-ACNP, FNP, NM/WHNP, or WHNP.
  • Gain hands-on clinical experience in evidence-based practice.

Click Here to request information from Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies

Maryville University

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)

Spring Arbor University

The Spring Arbor University MSN programs are in the accreditation process with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and are accredited by the The Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The MSN - Nurse Practitioner program is designed to prepare graduates to sit for National certification as an Adult and/or Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. Request information about these MSN programs today.

Programs Offered: Online MSN - (Concentrations: MSN/MBA, MSN/Education, MSN/Nurse Practitioner)

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)

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)

Regis University - Loretto Height School of Nursing

The Regis University School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, RN to MS in Nursing (Tracks: Leadership in Health Care Systems - Management or Education), Online DNP - (Tracks: Advanced Practice Nursing, Advanced Leadership in Health Care)

Hawaii Pacific University - Nursing

Programs Offered: MSN with options (Community Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Community Clinical Nurse Specialist Educator) , RN to MSN pathway, LPN/BSN Pathway, BSN, RN to BSN

  • Hawai'i Pacific University, 1164 Bishop Street, Honolulu, Hawai'i 96813, PH: 808-544-0200

University of Hawaii at Manoa - School of Nursing

Programs Offered: RN to BS pathway, BSN, MS in Nursing with concentrations in (Nursing Administration and MS/MBA-Nursing, Nursing Education, Advanced Public Health Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Adult & Child Psychiatric/Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, MS-Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist, Master's Entry Program in Nursing, RN to MS Program (with non-nursing baccalaureate), and Online PhD in Nursing

  • School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 330, Honolulu, HI 96822, PH: 808-956-8523

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