APRN – Nurse Practitioner Programs in Vermont

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse – Nurse Practitioner programs are most often offered as master’s degrees or as post-master’s certificate programs. There is one university based in Vermont offering nurse practitioner programs. The other options are online programs. Below you will find the nurse practitioner programs as well as related advanced practice registered nurse programs offered online and at the one university in Vermont.

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To apply for endorsement as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in Vermont you will need to have a current registered nurse license in Vermont or apply for one if you hold one from a different state and complete a program of study (Master’s or post-master’s certificate) in a specialty area of advanced practice nursing. Applying for national certification upon successful completion of a nurse practitioner program often has the same or similar requirements. Graduates of the advanced practice nursing programs below are eligible to sit for the national licensure exams in their respective specialty.

The nurse practitioner programs as well as the related advanced practice programs prepare registered nurses for advanced practice positions in a variety of health care settings including rural based clinics, metropolitan locations, hospitals and other health care systems. According to the Advance for Nurse Practitioners 2007 Salary Survey, the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in Vermont was $62,205. This number will vary depending on experience, facility, location and other factors. Other advanced specialty practice roles have the potential to earn significantly more. This does provide for a ball park figure and should offer some comfort that the education will be well worth the work and time.

You may also want to research additional Master’s in Nursing Programs in Vermont.

Nurse Practitioner & Related APRN Online Programs Offered in Vermont

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.

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)

Schools Based in Vermont Offering Nurse Practitioner Programs

University of Vermont

NLNAC accredited Program

Programs Offered: RN to BSN to MSN, MSN – (Concentrations: Advanced Practice Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Systems Management)

University of Vermont – School of Nursing,
216 Rowell Building,
Burlington, VT 05401,
PH: 802-656-3830

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