North Georgia College & State University

Graduate Studies

Master of Science with a Major in Family Nurse Practitioner


PO Box 1358

Gainesville, GA 30503

United States

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Master of Science with a Major in Family Nurse Practitioner(MS)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The University of North Georgia offers a Master of Science with a Major in Family Nurse Practitioner degree. The FNP program is designed to prepare experienced registered nurses to sit for national certification as a family nurse practitioner and to qualify for advanced practice authorization in the State of Georgia. Quick Facts: New cohort begins each summer term. 46 semester-hour program. Completed in 2 years of full-time study. Classes offered 1 day per week, 120 clinical hours each semester with 240 clinical hours during the practicum semester. FNP Professional Transitions Sequence program available.


University of North Georgia is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master, education specialist, and doctor of physical therapy degrees and pre-baccalaureate, post-baccalaureate, and post-master certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of University of North Georgia. The FNP Program is accredited by the national League for Nursing Accrediting commission (NLNAC).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 46

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $258, in-state, plus fees USD

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999