Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner

nurse practitioner examines a patient

Elevate your nursing practice and future in health care through our eight semester, part-time program. As a student in our MSN Family Nurse Practitioner program, you’ll advance your clinical knowledge, learn how to care for patients across their lifespans and strengthen your leadership and research skills.

This degree includes online coursework, clinical practicum experiences and monthly Saturday classes for hybrid students at our Norcross campus.

Eight semesters, part-time
North Atlanta
Class Type
Hybrid (on-ground)

* Rate is current for the 2023-24 academic year.  Rates are subject to change.  See the main Tuition and Fees page for current information on all Tuition and Fees.

Student opportunities

  • Get your degree and begin working as a Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Take fast-paced courses in 20 months through the online program
  • Learn from nurse practitioners who are actively practicing 
  • Become equipped to provide preventive and primary care
  • Leave prepared to take one of the national licensure exams


Visit the Brenau Catalog to see the Coursework


Upon completion of the MSN Family Nurse Practitioner program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Work as a qualified health care provider for families and individuals of all ages
  • Utilize scholarly communication
  • Apply evidence-based decision making
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the global community

How to apply

Step1: Review admissions criteria

  • Make sure you meet all the admission requirements listed above.

Step 2: Submit the following to the Office of Admissions

  • Fill out the electronic NursingCAS application
  • Two professional references
  • Resume and personal statement
  • Current RN license
  • Official transcripts from all previous institutions
  • Submit all items to the NursingCAS portal

To be considered for this program the applicant must meet all of the following requirements:

Admission document requirements

  • All official college transcripts
  • Resume and professional statement
  • Two professional references

Admission GPA requirements

  • 3.0 minimum GPA from all college transcripts
  • Successful completion of undergraduate courses in physical assessment and research methods
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent

Additional admission requirements

  • Interview upon request
  • Non-native English speaker must provide evidence of English proficiency with current iBT scores
  • Must be an RN with active, unrestricted license
  • If your RN license is not active, you must demonstrate at least one year of full-time work experience within the past five years

Class Fees

Class Fees
NG 707 Advanced Health Assessment $0
NG 731 Advanced Nursing Research $200
NG 739 (NG781 starting Fall 2023)Professional Seminar $150
NG 740 Clinical Practicum I $100
NG 743 Clinical Skills $225
NG 744 Healthcare of the Adult $200
NG 745 Healthcare of the Older Adult $100
NG 746 Clinical Practicum of Adult $100
NG 747 Healthcare of the Woman $200
NG 748 Healthcare of the Child $200
NG 749 Healthcare of the Woman/Child Clinical $100
NG 780 (NG782 starting Fall 2023) Clinical Practicum $25
NG 789 (starting Fall 2023) NP Certification Test Prep $500
TOTAL Collected $2,100

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