SAU App Deadline - Jan 2018

RN to MSN Nurse Practitioner Programs

Program Overview

Go from your ADN to your MSN with a specialization as a nurse practitioner faster and more affordably than pursuing your BSN first. Continue working as an RN while studying to be a nurse practitioner – no mandatory login times and only one course at a time.

Program Tracks

  • Family Nurse Practitioner Degree
    • Develop the autonomy and skills required to treat patients of all ages.
    • This program is 55 credits, and courses are taken one at a time
  • Adult-Gerontology, Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Degree:  
    • Learn to specialize in care of adolescents, adults and the elderly with SAU’s online RN-MSN/AGPCNP.
    • This program is 50 credits, and courses are taken one at a time

To learn more, download a program guide or use our easy online scheduling tool to book an appointment with an admissions advisor.

Careers & Outcomes

  • Nurse practitioners work in a range of workplaces including physician offices, outpatient care centers, surgical hospitals and home health care organizations.  In some states, nurse practitioners can work independently.
  • *The median annual wage is $107,460 for Nurse Practitioners (60% higher than RNs)
  • SAU’s programs prepare you to sit for national certification.

Fill out the form on this page to download a program guide; or, use our easy online scheduling tool to book an appointment with an admissions advisor now.

*https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Registered_Nurse_(RN)/Hourly_Rate
*https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/nurse-anesthetists-nurse-midwives-and-nurse-practitioners.htm

Program Curriculum

Featured courses:

  • NUR 341 Patient Centered Care I (3)
  • NUR 645 Family Systems and Clinical Management of the Child Bearing Family (3)
  • NUR 642 Chronic Disease and Complex Problems in Older Adults (2)

For a full course listing and descriptions, download a program guide.